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Surge in teacher activism chal...

Apr 5, 2018 by

Oklahoma’s teacher strike, inspired by one in West Virginia, shuttered schools a second day Tuesday. After nine years into an...

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Math makeover: Colleges trade ...

Mar 23, 2018 by

If lectures aren’t helping college students learn, some universities are asking, why do we keep using them? – Yvonne –...

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Why Cal State L.A. turns the m...

Mar 19, 2018 by

Sure, a degree from Harvard or Stanford can change a low-income student’s future. But consider the twist in this story by Josh...

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Can schools help rid the world...

Mar 1, 2018 by

From Iceland and Israel to Mexico and South Korea, schools around the world increasingly see rooting out sexism as their domain,...

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‘Arm the good guys’...

Feb 24, 2018 by

Five school shootings so far in 2018 have resulted in serious physical injury or death – including the fatal shooting of 17 students...

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In grad-rate crisis in D.C. sc...

Feb 11, 2018 by

By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo – Monitor editors and writers spend a lot of time looking for credible signs of social advancement....

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Now, even some tech firms ackn...

Jan 14, 2018 by

The request by influential shareholders for Apple to help curb excessive digital media use among teens and Mark Zuckerberg’s...

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Driving new opportunities to M...

Jan 10, 2018 by

In most of the world, boys stay in school longer than girls. But in parts of Mongolia, the opposite is true. We look at how the...

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Opportunities rise for college...

Dec 21, 2017 by

Students who desire the college experience can find more avenues to get there, and are more likely to find jobs after they graduate...

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What Texas’s high-school footb...

Nov 27, 2017 by

It’s often remarked that the camaraderie on American football teams tends to plow through color lines. This story looks back at an...

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Liberia bet big on charter sch...

Nov 13, 2017 by

Ryan Lenora Brown – Freeman Reserve, Liberia—At first glance, Cecelia Dunbar Elementary School hardly looks like the site of a...

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DACA students weigh the value ...

Oct 31, 2017 by

Some ‘dreamers’ have been inspired to share their stories for the first time, viewing their voices as the most powerful...

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Post-Katrina lessons for Harve...

Sep 12, 2017 by

By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo and Henry Gass – Bryan McMillian was supposed to start college Aug. 28 at Prairie View A&M...

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Ground zero for America’...

Sep 4, 2017 by

As the former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond, Va., has five towering monuments. But for many in the majority black city, the...

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Free-speech challenge: Can Fir...

Aug 27, 2017 by

Henry Gass – The year was 1977, and a group of neo-Nazis wanted to march through Skokie, Ill. – a Chicago suburb where, at the...

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Finding flaws in ‘remedial’ ap...

Aug 16, 2017 by

California often launches national trends. This time it’s tackling education inequality, and it could be charting a better path...

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Welcome to orientation, freshm...

Aug 7, 2017 by

Some students heading to college for the first time this fall will be presented with more than just meal plan options and dorm rules,...

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To lure young teachers, rural ...

Jul 14, 2017 by

While they haven’t yet tried a televised draft, a la the “Key & Peele” comedy...

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College after prison? New Loui...

Jul 10, 2017 by

Louisiana is the first state to prohibit public universities from asking applicants about their criminal histories, the latest...

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Ambassadors of smoke

Jul 3, 2017 by

Patrik Jonsson – MEMPHIS, Tenn.—It’s a quiet morning on a crook in the Mississippi River, not too many miles from where...

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