There is an overwhelming consensus among public school educators that equity in education – access to the resources and opportunities that every student needs for success – should be a national priority, according to new survey by Scholastic. Ninety-seven percent
Part of our ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we’ve learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet
As student concerns and campus protests play out in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, college and university presidents grapple with the question of whether they should weigh in — and what they should say. Some
Academics (and journalists) have been accused in the aftermath of the presidential election of being “out of touch” with the American electorate. At the same time, academics have played important leadership roles in eras and places in which free expression
President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Representative Tom Price, a Georgia Republican, is his pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services. The selection was widely interpreted as a signal of Trump’s intentions to deliver on his campaign
President-elect Donald J. Trump this week reiterated a campaign promise to revisit and potentially reverse the Obama administration’s moves to normalize relations with Cuba, saying via Twitter on Monday, “If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the
Two years ago, the leaders of Mary Baldwin College decided that the best way to preserve the residential women’s liberal arts college was to start programs that were coeducational and career focused. To skeptical students and alumnae of the college,
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