From health care to social work, America's public schools bridge many gaps for children and their families.
Colleges will likely offer bigger financial aid packages to compete for students amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak, a former admissions officer says.
An educational technology scholar illuminates some of odd feelings people experience when they communicate through cameras on the web.
The economic fallout from COVID-19 will likely harm new workers in distinct ways with long-term effects, three economists say.
Mobile health apps, teleconferencing with experts and thoughtfully designed educational platforms can all help families during the chaotic and confusing early years.
The coronavirus pandemic is not like other emergencies addressed in custody arrangements. The best advice is to try to collaborate and cooperate – even if that's difficult.
Without government intervention, three experts warn, HBCUs will have a difficult time bouncing back from the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
As long as teachers are creative and resourceful, kids will keep learning. What's less clear is how schools will make up for the lost time if they remain closed for several months or longer.
Census data are used to determine federal funding on everything from highway construction to poverty services. With many students heading back to their parents' homes, college towns may take a hit.
A new survey shows that people with advanced degrees make more money starting out on the same jobs as those with just bachelor's degrees. But there's more to the story, two sociologists note.
Families may want to relax some of their usual rules for digital media use due to social distancing. But keeping bedtime screen-free still makes sense.
There are ways to use tech to help kids learn, explore their interests and get creative.
A researcher takes a closer look at an online compilation of sexual harassment reports on campus.
Families should establish new daily routines, avoid bombarding children with current events or exposing them to misinformation, and practice basic methods that keep anxiety in check.
Encouraging kids to complete their work can be tough for families managing full-time work and family obligations on a tight budget. And that's true even when schools are operating normally.
The millions of US children whose parents can't always afford enough nutritious food for their families get about a quarter of their calories from what they eat at school.
So far, children have not been as sickened by the coronavirus as adults. So why do officials talk about closing schools? And what does this mean for you as a parent? A public health expert explains.
An online education expert explains the challenges schools will face as they go virtual.
For higher ed, this is a crisis of unknown proportions.
Colleges often seek to boost student diversity, build a strong academic class and bring in more tuition money. A former enrollment manager says it can be difficult to do all three.
Some graphic novels can spur teens’ engagement with social justice issues.
There are better ways to convey your emotions.
A scholar who researches this underreported criminal behavior recommends four steps to root it out.
As a student protest continues at Syracuse University, a scholar argues that student activism is a valuable part of the college experience.
A scholar of intensive after-school 'hyper education' says it's becoming a more common extracurricular activity for children of all ages.