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College student

Already facing crippling debt and a rocky job market, students in default can't even get access to the grades they've already earned.

Condoleezza Rice

From William Kristol to Condi Rice to Joel Klein, conservatives turn disastrous decisions into fabulous careers. How do they do it?

Campus spies. Pepper spray. SWAT teams. Welcome to Repress U, class of 2012.

Wisconsin protests

The renewal of labor militancy and radical politics is being led by a rising generation with its own rock-and-rap passion.

Gov. Rick Snyder’s ruthless austerity measures have made the state a bleak place to live, work  and go to school.

How can schools be held accountable for children's well-being?

Montana's superintendent of public instruction, a groundbreaking Native American leader, is a strong believer in the power of public education to combat poverty.

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?

School crossing

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.

Blogs

Many students leave school far worse than they arrived: saddled with loans, but with no degree to help them land a job and pay off the debt.

August 6, 2013

Will Bezos’s interest in changing education policy affect his control of the Post?

August 6, 2013

The co-founder of SFER asks that her group be defined by those who are a part of us, rather than those who are not.

August 5, 2013

From the Dream 9, to the Dream Defenders, to San Francisco, to Chicago, young people mass for social justice.

August 2, 2013

How the bullying of a hero-teacher shows shows up the pretentions of Chicago's school establishment.

August 1, 2013

The Nation spoke with a group of organizers about the challenges and horizons of the American student movement.

July 31, 2013

Across the country, students are occupying capitols and hitting the streets for racial justice—and generational ideals whose time has come.

July 23, 2013

A bipartisan compromise nearly guarantees that rates will rise above current levels in a matter of years. 

July 22, 2013

In Mississippi, 54 percent of students have college loan debt and, on average, graduate with about $24,000 in student loans.

July 12, 2013

As John Roberts and John Boehner drop the axe, students build new fronts against racism and austerity.

July 9, 2013