In the #MeToo era, and the current political climate, respect, equality, and thoughtfulness are three things I try to impart on my students.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
A federal court ruled last month that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' decision to delay the regulation, known as borrower defense, was unlawful and that the rule should go into effect. The department had until next Tuesday to respond.
By Hari Sreenivasan
Maine, land of lobsters and lighthouses, is also the nation’s oldest state. With a median age of 43, roughly a third of its population is in or approaching retirement. To counter its aging workforce, the state is attempting to attract…
By Steve Goldbloom, Zach Land-Miller
Despite feeling unqualified to provide legal advice, Bryan Stevenson discovered that just “showing up" for others can make a huge difference in their lives.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
"It’s a gift that we live in a democracy," says Roosevelt's granddaughter, Nancy Ireland. "And we don’t want that threatened or taken away due to lack of interest or lack of understanding of what it means."…
By Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed
The Education Department is recommending restoring a controversial college accrediting agency, giving it a year to resolve remaining concerns.
By Robert Balfanz, John Bridgeland
After more than a decade of progress in improving high school graduation rates, there remain about 1,300 traditional high schools in need of serious improvement and redesign. From the inner city to the heartland of America, these low-performing high schools…
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
Hundreds of current and former educators, most of them Democrats, are on general election ballots from school board to governor.
Before last week's Kavanaugh hearings, our Student Reporting Labs asked teenagers around the country: should adults be held accountable for actions when they were younger? In some schools, a weighty conversation about consent, assault, allegations and consequences was already underway.
By Beth Kobliner
How much do you know about applying to and paying for college? Take this true/false pop quiz to see where you stand.
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