Demographic shifts in the United States mean that students live and learn differently than they did 50 years ago. What can one college’s success with underrepresented students say about how schools keep up with the changing needs of a new generation?
The Birth Through Eight Strategy in Tulsa is designed to be more of a cocoon, where no one falls through the cracks. When social spending by the state lags behind, can private funding make up the difference?
As Native Americans look for better support in schools and more accurate representation in society, a new fund in Michigan is trying a partnership approach that involves give-and-take with communities.
Demand for more education for early childhood teachers is growing, but the profession’s low pay puts that out of reach for many. What can be learned from a state approach that’s aiming to make it easier?
When does political speech become intimidation and harassment? As the Department of Education begins to use a definition of anti-Semitism that includes certain criticisms of Israel, how will the stormy debates on campuses change?
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Although small in number, collegiate recovery programs are growing, the result of pressure from states and student deaths. Long condemned as a moral failing, addiction is increasingly seen as a public health issue.
From black military leader Saint Maurice to Arab influences in early Spain, the historical record is helping medieval scholars reclaim an era from a false narrative. Multicultural societies, they say, predate not only the civil rights era, but the Renaissance.