The nation's oldest settlement house is closing. Is Jane Addams’s method—having citizens of different socioeconomic classes living among each other—a legacy that we should bring back to life?
The new version of the federal education law would further entrench the problems besetting schools that serve poor and minority children.
A case of scientific misconduct at Harvard.
As administrators declare there's no alternative to austerity and corporatization in higher ed, student Occupyers fight back.
Hit by the double whammy of poverty and austerity, a West Oakland school that once served children well is struggling.
COLLEGE FINALIST: The range of options that my generation has to choose from has been whittled to a handful of bad ones. I am coming of age not in the land of the free, but in the land of the dependent.
HIGH SCHOOL FINALIST: We cannot invest more in education without making appropriate policy changes.
COLLEGE FINALIST: My generation must take on the task of building strong community economies and reestablishing collective wealth for all people.
HIGH SCHOOL FINALIST: Suddenly, my opinion of a record I had been listening to for over eight years was turned on its head.
COLLGE FINALIST: There’s still time to face up to the issues we stand to inherit, and our generation has the modern means to do it. Whether we can muster the will—well, that’s entirely up to us.