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Like other struggling schools, the University of Arizona is raising out-of-state tuition—and courting the affluent students who can afford to pay it.

Six weeks after Rahm Emanuel defeated populist, pro-teacher candidate Chuy Garcia in Chicago, public-school advocates are mobilizing for victory in Philly.

Figure 25 from Franco Moretti’s “Network Theory, Plot Analysis,”.

Raymond Williams tried to save culture from a priestly elite. Can the same be said of the digital humanities?

Baltimore Girl

Rather than promoting mobility, the broken college financing system is ensuring that inequality gets passed down from one generation to the next.

International Community High School students rally outside City Hall

High school students and teachers are embracing civil disobedience—and learning the repercussions.

Monique Canto-Sperber

Leading intellectuals are outraged that Monique Canto-Sperber, who famously quashed two events sponsored by Israel critics, is being given the stage to discuss “freedom of speech.”

Since age 12, Cadeem Gibbs has struggled to reconcile his desire to learn with his incarceration.

Atlanta teachers at trial

To understand the cheating scandal, look to flawed education policy.

Why are campus administrators invoking civility to silence critical speech?

As The Nation looks forward to the next 150 years, we asked some contributors to StudentNation, the campus-oriented section of our site, and former Nation interns what a radical future looks like to them.

Blogs

An idea that didn't formall exist six weeks ago is picking up a lot of steam.

May 27, 2015

Another victim of Emma Sulkowicz’s alleged rapist has come forward, with a message for everyone who has doubted the mattress-carrying activist. 

May 22, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/22/15?

May 22, 2015

A Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions could make higher education available for all.

May 19, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/15/15?

May 15, 2015

What are Nation interns reading the week of 5/8/15?

May 8, 2015

Following the NYU and UConn victories, graduates at Yale and other universities are demanding recognition as workers.

May 6, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/4/15?

May 4, 2015

A coalition including Coalition for America's Future, Daily Kos, Student Debt, and The Nation delivered a petition to Elizabeth Warren calling for the cancelation of all student debt. 

May 4, 2015