In a country fractured by political polarization, an Illinois program is hoping college students can help mend the rift. The University of Chicago and Eureka College created Bridging the Divide to address the harsh rhetoric that emerged from the 2016…
By Hari Sreenivasan
Gov. Mike DeWine declared the late Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss a monster Monday as he ordered a review of the state medical board's handling of his case decades ago and called for lawmakers to lift the statute…
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
There are nearly 4 million undergraduate students who are raising children, representing 22 percent of all students attending U.S. colleges. Yet only about 8 percent of single mothers in college will obtain associate's or bachelor's degrees within six years, while…
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
While the Brown vs. Board of Education case is often celebrated for ordering school desegregation, history shows many black people in the city where the case began opposed integrated schools.
By Charise Cheney, The Conversation
Disturbing new details are emerging about another college athletics sex abuse scandal, this time at the Ohio State University. The school says a physician who worked in the student health center and served as a team doctor committed the abuse…
By Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
"This is a tool designed for admission officers to view a student's academic accomplishment in the context of where they live and learn," said a spokeswoman for the College Board.
By Judy Woodruff, Geoffrey Lou Guray
There are now 23 Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination in 2020, but Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was among the first to enter the race. Amid the crowded field, Warren has distinguished herself for her detailed policy proposals. She…
By Associated Press
Former coach Gordon Ernst has pleaded not guilty to accepting $2.7 million in bribes to designate at least 12 applicants as tennis recruits, whether or not they played the sport.
By David C. Barnett
Today’s fast-paced, on-demand world offers immense opportunity -- and plenty of distraction. Tuning out worries and remaining focused can be especially difficult for children, many of whom feel vulnerable due to circumstances at home and fears of violence at school.
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