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Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian college chain are launching a debt strike to allow other debtors to do just that.

Virgil, with a volume of the Aeneid, flanked by Clio (left) and Melpomene

Is the revival of a dead language breathing new life into the humanities?

Illustration by Doug Chayka

How evangelicals are taking advantage of publicly funded spaces.

Graduation

The president’s plan to make two years of community college free for some students could solve some of higher education’s most intractable problems.

In The Tyranny of the Meritocracy, Lani Guinier argues that the SATs have become “accurate reflectors of wealth and little else.”

When a parent is sent to prison, a child’s life is derailed, leaving schools to pick up the pieces.

Tune in to a live panel moderated by Chris Hayes on Sunday, October 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST.

Venture capitalists and for-profit firms are salivating over the exploding $788.7 billion market in K-12 education. What does this mean for public school students?

Blogs

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 2/27/15?

February 27, 2015

The new documentary The Hunting Ground is a reminder that the campus rape crisis is real.

February 25, 2015

Voters force school-closing Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a runoff and demand an elected school board.

February 25, 2015

Reports of human rights abuses continue to haunt NYU’s overseas projects.

February 23, 2015

What Are Nation Interns Reading the Week of 2/20/15?

February 20, 2015

The mayor’s spending millions, but unions and progressives are fighting for grassroots democracy.

February 19, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 2/17/15?

February 17, 2015

Refusing to divest now is an irresponsible and unsustainable abrogation of Harvard’s power.

February 12, 2015

We don't yet know what drove killer Craig Stephen Hicks, but American Muslims are more often victims of ideological violence than perpetrators of it.

February 11, 2015