Like many rich Americans, I used to think educational investment could heal the country's ills — but I was wrong. Fighting inequality must come first.
But I still don't have my degree after six or eight years of taking classes on and off.
In the name of safety, America's schools are hastily erecting a massive digital surveillance infrastructure, with little regard for its effectiveness or its impact on civil liberties.
"Oh my god, I feel like a murderer," exclaimed 13-year-old Bonnie Bright. "I've killed so many things on this trip."
Getting diagnosed cost thousands of dollars — my roommate couldn't afford it — but it's helping me out big time.
At Sidwell Friends, the high school of Chelsea Clinton and the Obama children, college counselors find themselves besieged by Ivy-obsessed families.
The dilemma of academic institutions, which must use quantitative data to make qualitative determinations about its applicants, is that no one's life can be properly captured by algorithms.
Vaccines, Waldorf schools and the problem with liberal Luddites.
Some student loan borrowers are packing their bags and fleeing to other countries, where the cost of living is lower and debt collectors wield less power.
The restaurant's contest to pay off student loans is the latest offer to treat the idea of debt relief as a sweepstakes that only a lucky few can win.
The SAT's new adversity score might not be the best way to increase campus diversity.
Under the California Education Code, teachers get 10 sick days a year, after which they receive 100 days of extended sick leave. It's during this latter period that the cost of a substitute teacher is deducted from their salary.
Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Billionaire Robert F. Smith gave the commencement address at HBCU Morehouse College this weekend and imparted a whole lot more than congratulations and life advice to the graduating class: he told them he's paying off their student loan bills as well.
The gift is estimated at roughly $40 million.
The Emmy-winning actress, 56, could face prison time after she admitted to participating in the nationwide scam, in which authorities say parents bribed coaches, rigged entrance exams or both to game the admissions system.
I'm 31 and a high school teacher now, but I went to a big SEC party school. My priorities were not the ones that I would have now. But I feel that what I did was as much on the school and the customers as it was on me.
Channels like Queer Kid Stuff offer much-needed resources for young people.
The family of Yusi Zhao paid the college admissions scandal's mastermind $6.5 million, sources said.
On this episode of "My Strange Addiction," the world's top mathematicians gush about their curious love for a very specific writing implement.
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