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The true problems facing public education are inequality and opportunity gaps.

The newspaper should be taking a stand against education scams—but it’s dependent on one such program for its profitability.

A tribute to the recently departed scholar Manning Marable, by a close friend.

Women Under the Budget Knife

Despite all the talk of shared sacrifice, the drastic slashes to public sector jobs and social programs will hurt women the most.

Maya Soetero-Ng

Like her brother, President Obama, Soetoro-Ng wants to revamp school systems and broaden test-focused curriculums.

Proposed budget cuts and threats to collective bargaining are already damaging public education in Wisconsin.

A Palestinian's odyssey in a Middle East ablaze.

Tiger Mom

Whether you're a tiger mother, a soccer mom, a helicopter parent or something else, if you're not in poverty, then your kids will probably end up okay.

As a mentoring program shows, the arc of a child’s life can be altered by a single stable adult.

The real dilemma in Amy Chua's book is how to survive in a world in which the slightest nonconformity risks landing you out of a job, a home, a life.

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What are Nation interns reading the week of 1/22/15?

January 23, 2015

At the turn of Dr. King’s birthday, the struggle for freedom rolls on.

January 16, 2015

Obama's initiative is a step forward, but community colleges and the students they teach need much more: an end to the disinvestment of our public education system.

January 12, 2015

Ohio State and Oregon will play for the college football title, with little regard for the effect on their academic mission.

January 12, 2015

From the classrooms to the streets, the movement keeps growing.

December 22, 2014

At the University of Oregon, campus organizing took on a new meaning when graduate workers went on the picket line.

December 12, 2014

From Ferguson to Staten Island, a youth uprising.

December 11, 2014

Protests on the NYU campus in the wake of the Eric Garner non-indictment spark debates on social media about race and privilege.

December 10, 2014

At a Senate hearing, Kirsten Gillibrand says that “survivors have lost trust in law enforcement”—but can they trust their colleges either?

December 10, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 12/05/14?

December 5, 2014