Far from the media spotlight, innovation in education is going on in unexpected places.
Community schools alter the arc of children's lives by addressing academic and social needs.
Despite the hype around charters, it's magnet schools that have a real track record of success.
Massive layoffs, reductions in class offerings and downsizing of graduate programs spurred protests at dozens of universities on March 4. What's next for the student movement?
When it comes to acting to end Israeli war crimes, the international response has not suffered from too much haste but from far too little.
Largely overshadowed by Healthcare's passage, student loan reform promises big changes to the current bank-based lending system. This week, The Breakdown with Christopher Hayes and education Policy Analyst Ben Miller, dissect these changes and explain how they will effect college students, past, present and future.
Letter published in the May 3, 2010, issue of The Nation.
As the UC Berkeley Student Senate votes to divest from two companies that profit from Israel's occupation of Palestine, the noted philosopher reminds us of what's at stake.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan can moralize all he wants about the "educational mission" of the NCAA schools playing in March Madness--but no one is watching to learn about players' majors.
Nation contributor Eric Foner defends history, and disagrees with the Texas Board of Education, on The Colbert Report.