College fraternities have long been associated with alcohol abuse and hazing, but recent deaths have put pressure on a number of schools to make changes. Will it make a difference? John Hechinger, author of "True Gentlemen: The Broken Pledge of…
My students felt betrayed, angry even, that throughout their elementary and middle school years, teachers had pushed a fake narrative, or had done little, if anything, to correct the record.
By Lisa Stark
At an after-school STEM club in Rhode Island, students are working on an engineering challenge -- because they want to be. The low-stakes, fun environment offers time for exploration when resources or hands-on activities may be in short supply during…
By Victoria Pasquantonio
Each semester, Michelle Ciulla Lipkin struggles with the right time to share a very personal story with her students. She hopes it will help explain her desire for a more media-literate society.
By Joshua Barajas
The newly formed Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities is scheduled to launch in fall 2018.
Some California preschools are getting children to participate in conversations about racial differences at an early age by introducing an anti-bias curriculum that teaches kids about diversity and inclusion. Against a backdrop of national divides over race, these educators use…
By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
A small but growing number of nonprofits and for-profit companies are saying they can deliver at least some of the experiences and benefits of high-quality preschool via the internet, and thousands of parents are signing up. But as online early…
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
Puerto Rican teachers who fled Hurricane Maria's aftermath often relocate to states with school staff shortages, but tests, fees and certificates create roadblocks to getting these instructors back in the classroom.
As childhood obesity soars among low-income communities with limited access to fresh produce, some educators in Colorado are combating the problem by joining the farm-to-preschool movement. Now these preschoolers are learning their ABCs while picking veggies from the school garden…
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, according to department officials, abandoning the Obama administration's policy of erasing that debt.
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