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The Surprising Revolt at the M...

Nov 16, 2017 by

Activists are disrupting lectures to protest “white supremacy,” but many students are taking steps to stop them. Chris...

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Students Protest Intro Humanit...

Nov 14, 2017 by

Activists are disrupting lectures to protest “white supremacy,” but many students are taking steps to stop them. A...

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Colleges Cutting Lectures, and...

Nov 8, 2017 by

Forget credit hours—in a quest to cut costs, universities are simply asking students to prove their mastery of a subject. Henry of...

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California Mandates Additional...

Oct 16, 2017 by

California’s K-12 students will be learning more about the contributions of the LGBT community in the public-school curriculum as...

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What Are American Public Schoo...

Sep 25, 2017 by

Back-to-school season means a host of laments about America’s failing public education system. But what is it failing to do?...

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Curiosity Is a Unique Marker o...

Jul 25, 2017 by

Curiosity is underemphasized in the classroom, but research shows that it is one of the strongest markers of academic success. A boy...

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Betsy DeVos Reacts to Study on...

May 2, 2017 by

The administration has promoted private-school scholarships as a means of empowering families. But they may undermine a child’s...

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The Evolution of Data Targetin...

Apr 10, 2017 by

With increasingly sophisticated data, universities are constantly courting prospective attendees. Jeffrey Selingo – April is...

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A Tale of Two Betsy DeVoses

Mar 13, 2017 by

The generous Grand Rapids resident and the tone-deaf Trump official Emily DeRuy – GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Residents of this western...

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The Disruption of America̵...

Jul 5, 2016 by

Do U.S. schools really need to be disrupted? Jack Schneider – Everything in American education is broken. Or so say the policy...

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Asian Americans and Affirmativ...

Jun 28, 2016 by

The way members of the ‘model minority’ are treated in elite-college admissions could affect race-based standards moving forward....

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The Girl Scouts of the USA Is ...

May 31, 2016 by

The 104-year-old organization is having trouble recruiting black and Latina kids. Why? Hillary Clinton. Madeleine Albright. Sandra...

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The Bills That Want to Solve D...

May 12, 2016 by

Two radically different bills aim to overhaul the city’s beleaguered school system. Will the legislation do more harm than good?...

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The Tools of Campus Activists ...

Apr 23, 2016 by

Students working to force the resignation of UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi to resign face critics using the language of social...

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Why the School-Choice Controve...

Apr 12, 2016 by

In Detroit, some parents have to travel six hours and take up to eight buses each day to take their kids to better schools outside of...

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The Benefits and Limitations o...

Dec 23, 2015 by

The benefits and limitations of schools that segregate based on gender Melinda D. Anderson – Defenders of same-sex schools hold...

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Islamic Indoctrination in Amer...

Dec 16, 2015 by

Concerns about religious indoctrination have emerged in several overwhelmingly white, Christian counties. Why? Williamson County,...

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What the Economy Gets When Col...

Dec 14, 2015 by

A California program with an $8.7 million annual budget is estimated to produce $56 million in society-wide gains. In response to...

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Investigating Why So Many Blac...

Dec 8, 2015 by

The frequency of punishment has a troubling racial skew Melinda D. Anderson – Tunette Powell travels across the country...

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More Non-Asians Are Taking an ...

Dec 1, 2015 by

Non-Asian students are increasingly spending their Saturdays immersed in China’s language and culture. Audrey Cleo Yap – From...

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