Elite schools hold themselves forth as establishments that reward excellence. But brown and black students are treated as interlopers and beneficiaries of affirmative action, while the white and wealthy buy their way in.
With policing and paddling showing no signs of subsiding, the classroom is a space for destruction, not education, for students of color.
Lockdown drills, armed teachers, bulletproof backpacks, and now the proposal to teach kids how to triage one another—have lawmakers lost their minds?
In the wake of #MeToo, professors grapple with how to teach culturally important art while reckoning with the abusive, misogynist nature of some of its creators.
Fund-raising programs like General Mills’ Box Tops require big parental investment with few returns. But public education is desperate, underfunded, and currently under attack.
The war on higher education being waged by Betsy DeVos and Republicans has one overall goal: to keep the lower and middle classes uneducated, underemployed, and perpetually in debt.
From income inequality to gender to education, the U.S. is lagging far behind most other developed countries. Here's what we need to fix to truly make America great.
A year ago, the Education Secretary promised to rewrite the Obama-era legislation that once policed campus sexual assault. Now, she’s ensuring the protection of the rights of abusers, and dooming the safety of victims.
Two-week-long suspensions for minor dress-code violations have set Black girls up for a life of punishment. Why don't we hear more about this in school-to-prison pipeline debates?
Last week, Betsy DeVos, who promotes separate but equal education, delivered the commencement speech at an HBCU, and was met by protests. Why was she even invited?