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Are online schools a better option for teen moms—or just a high-tech version of schools that once hid pregnant girls from shame?
Dozens of dedicated programs for pregnant and parenting teens have been shut down in recent years as teen pregnancy rates have plunged and cash-strapped cities and states have looked for ways to save money.
Does this really sound like an education to you or does it sound more like a Ponzi scheme?
What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/29/15?
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.
Raymond Williams tried to save culture from a priestly elite. Can the same be said of the digital humanities?
Rather than promoting mobility, the broken college financing system is ensuring that inequality gets passed down from one generation to the next.
High school students and teachers are embracing civil disobedience—and learning the repercussions.
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.”