Two education researchers reviewed the evidence on year-round school. Here is what they found.
How did the letter x get its enduring role as a symbol of the unknown? A mathematician explains why it’s hard to say for sure.
Only 218 programs offer credit-bearing college programs in prison. That’s about to change.
In their lawsuits against affirmative action, Students For Fair Admission claimed to want to protect Asian Americans. A law professor explains why the Supreme Court ruling doesn’t achieve that goal.
‘Don’t Say Gay’ bills claim to use science to justify a binary definition of sex based on certain traits. But the biology of sex and gender is not so simple.
Students score about the same on online exams as they do on in-person exams, new research shows.
The same boldness that enabled hip-hop to endure can benefit teachers in the classroom, a hip-hop scholar writes.
People often privately feel uncomfortable about bad behavior they see around them but mistakenly believe their peers don’t share their concerns.
Forming study groups and reaching out to professors can greatly improve a first-year student’s chances for success.
The Supreme Court rejected President Joe Biden’s student loan program that aimed at delivering up to $20,000 of relief per borrower.
By bridging culture and computation, heritage algorithms challenge the myth of ‘primitive cultures’ and forge a new understanding of science and art.
Potential inaccuracies in CDC high school surveys may have created an exaggerated perception that LGBQ youth engage in risky behaviors, new research shows.
Traditional report cards sent home every few months are fine for most students. But for kids with behavioral issues, a daily report card can be a better option.
While a Florida curriculum implies that enslaved Africans ‘benefited’ from skills acquired through slavery, history shows they brought knowledge and skills to the US that predate their captivity.
A scholar explains how a concept that appeared in Nation of Islam literature nearly a century ago essentially defines hip-hop’s consciousness today.
A math professor explains how he prepares future teachers to use poetry in their math instruction.
An increase in anti-Asian hate incidents during the pandemic contributed to a rise in depression among Asian and Asian American college students, a study found.
Research on developing brains has helped bring about a sea change in attitudes toward juvenile life without parole. But many people who committed crimes as minors are still serving such sentences.
A project to upgrade a high school playing field led to a book on how to inspire more young people to pursue careers as urban planners.
The 2023 Global Education Monitoring Report proposed restrictions on the use of technology in the classroom.