Every year, thousands of active military and veterans enroll as undergrads, but only half leave with a degree. What cheap and effective strategies could help our military complete college?
The Trump administration's new education budget cuts money from traditional schools and funnels it toward school choice. Is it a nail in the coffin for public education?
Graduate students are on hunger strike, demanding that Yale negotiate with their newly elected union. But Trump appointees could change the landscape of collective bargaining for everyone.
With emotionally charged rhetoric from both sides of the aisle and many parents in a heightened state of distress, children are more vulnerable than ever to anxiety. What can parents do?
History movies may have Oscar potential, but their educational potential is more complicated. Should teachers use Hollywood to teach?
The May 4, 1970 shootings at Kent State still loom large in our national conscience. What do these events tell us about the role of the university in today's climate of student protest?
Why is it all about mom? Fathers want to be more involved in their children's lives, but are limited by public policy and social institutions. This is a bad deal for dads, kids and moms alike.
In the Oscar-winning film 'Moonlight,' as well as schools across the US, student misbehavior is being cast in a new light. How can school discipline address the root of the problem and save our kids?
What legal rules must colleges and universities follow when it comes to speech on campus? And, beyond legal requirements, what is a school's obligation to protect – or limit – free speech?
When it comes to politics these days, it feels like everything is 'my way or the highway.' What can colleges do to end this moral fundamentalism and get students listening to each other?
Student protest has been in the political spotlight since Trump's election. Todd Gitlin, former president of Students for a Democratic Society, shares his perspective on protest in the 60s and now.
An online database explores the nearly 36,000 slave voyages that occurred between 1514 and 1866.
People tell each other stories every day about the things they've seen and done. For many children with autism, this kind of personal narrative doesn't come easily. Here's how parents can help.
Enron stands as one of the most infamous scandals in business history. With a growing charter school sector and lax regulation, the same kind of corruption and fraud is rearing its ugly head.
Trump has ordered a task force to look into the federal government's role in schools. Where does this executive order fit in the country's long history of federal versus state educational policies?
Though business and industry are significantly contributing to climate change, business schools across the country are not preparing our future leaders for the dramatic shift this planet needs.
While the media glamorizes famous college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, the reality is that most successful people in the U.S. went to – and finished – college.
As school choice advocates attempt to garner more widespread support for vouchers, a new kind of voucher system is growing: one that uses tax credits to subsidize private education.
Rust Belt youth often want to stay near home but can't find jobs. The key may be in educational initiatives that help young people find and acquire the jobs that are already readily available.
In English and science alike, every student and teacher brings his or her own language patterns to class. But how can educators make sure that language bias doesn't harm student achievement?
Nationwide, 16 percent of charter schools are rural. Yet, somehow these key players are often overlooked.
High school students in America learn two very different perspectives on World War I in their U.S. and world history classes. But which of these competing viewpoints should take center stage?
Double-majoring is thought to broaden your horizons and give you more career options. A new look at seven years of U.S. census data tells us that there may be a financial benefit as well.
Tense debates surround who exactly should be allowed to be a Boy Scout. As it turns out, the organization's 100-year history may offer some promising solutions.
While various legal battles continue over the rights of transgender athletes, one thing is clear: Inclusive, privacy-centric locker rooms are a solution that benefits everyone.