We are in the midst of a student-debt crisis: cumulatively, nearly 45 million people owe $1.5 trillion in student loans. If nothing changes, the problem will only get worse. Those living with debt say they struggle on a daily basis with paying bills, getting approved for apartments and simply breathing.
Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized.
Froebel arguably ended up having more influence on the world of architecture and design than any single architect — all because Friedrich Froebel created kindergarten.
The old divide between family-friendly suburbs and childless city living is fading. The new divide is within the suburbs themselves.
No other enrolled or admitted students are known to be associated with the admissions scandal.
Thea Hunter was a promising, brilliant scholar. And then she got trapped in academia's permanent underclass.
The SAT's baseline price is $47.50 and the ACT's is $50.50. Where does that money go?
How did we decide that professors don't deserve job security or a decent salary?
America’s devotion to the practice stems in part from the fact that it’s what today’s parents and teachers grew up with themselves.
The "progressive prosecutor" wanted to transform how California responded to students missing school. Parents like Cheree Peoples wound up paying the price.
"Being accused of having it handed to me unfairly by people who may have ACTUALLY had it handed to them unfairly, that really bothers me in retrospect."
Social scientists are broadly in agreement that the less education you have, the more likely you are to die an early death.
Rick Singer's colleague and competitor Allen Koh assures the Wall Street Journal that, unlike Singer, his work is fully legal — which still doesn't make us feel that much better.
Here's a succinct — well, uh, a more succinct — list of everyone involved and what they did and did not know.
For prices up to $1.5 million, parents can buy a five-year, full-service package of college admissions consulting from a company in New York City called Ivy Coach.
It's hard to discern much difference between the unearned advantages that William Singer's clients enjoyed, and the ones that Harvard's legacy admissions do. But the problem is much broader than that.
The parents, including Hollywood actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, have been indicted for allegedly bribing college entrance exam administrators and college coaches.
Federal authorities announced indictments in massive college cheating scam.
A generation of schoolchildren is being exhorted to believe in their brain's elasticity. Does it really help them learn?
A federal court ruled on Friday that the association could not cap the education-related scholarship packages that schools offer students.
That's our best stuff for today. Great job! Read more