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A federal case in Rhode Island, brought by parents and students, tests the ideals of equal opportunity and participatory democracy.
Students flock to happiness classes to help them reflect on the big picture. Are helicopter parents or warp speed change to blame for their stress?
Indiana teachers want the Republican-controlled senate to raise the average statewide salary to $60,000, closer to the national average.
At Harvard and Northwestern, student journalists face blowback for reporting on protests. Can they balance a free press with wishes of student body?
How do you teach impeachment without students becoming partisan? Teachers say it takes a commitment to civility and sticking close to the facts.
Rhode Island reform for Providence Public Schools starts with a Latina commissioner who promises community engagement.
Chicago Teachers Union reps say they will continue to strike until the city lets them make up the two weeks of class time missed during picketing.
Bookmobiles have a tradition of bringing stories to those who can’t get to a library. Queens takes that further, parking at family shelters.
Courts, campus officials, and student advocates are considering how best to ensure that sexual misconduct hearings do more good than harm.
A small but growing number of companies are providing loan repayment assistance as a way to attract and retain younger workers.
The Chicago Teachers Union went on strike Thursday after failing to negotiate a contract with the city, cancelling class for 300,000.
Harvard’s admissions approach remains intact, but those opposed to using race in admissions are behind other lawsuits to dismantle the practice.
A judge ruled that Harvard’s admissions process might be flawed, but it doesn’t discriminate against Asian Americans. Plaintiffs promise to appeal.
The first-of-its-kind law allows college players to sign lucrative deals, reigniting the debate that universities unfairly make money off athletes.
Shifts in higher education have caused some small colleges to close. The towns that hosted them wonder what's next when the students are gone.
Many U.S. colleges depend on enrollment from China. But rising political tensions are prompting prospective students to look elsewhere.
A conservative effort to increase Bible classes in public schools raises debate about cultural literacy versus the blurring of church-state lines.
How should college admissions be determined? A recent survey of U.S. admissions officers sheds light on what they say matters most.
As a 52-year-old former Navy Seal James Hatch is not a traditional freshman, but Yale says he's just the kind of student they want.
While a Palestinian student headed for Harvard was turned away, others are having less difficulty getting through customs to their US schools.
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