Navigating the ups and downs of the teenage years has never been easy, as young adults manage a lot of changes that are hormonal, physical, social and emotional. Teens could use help during this period; according to a recent study, the
Monday evening, the Education Department issued a statement from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that has infuriated many advocates for historically black colleges. The statement comes when many leaders of black colleges are in Washington for meetings at the White House
A major 2013 report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences warned that at “the very moment when China and some European nations are seeking to replicate our model of broad education,” including the humanities, the U.S. was instead
The Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill does not disguise its advocacy for minority and low-income people in the state. Since the late Julius L. Chambers — the civil rights
Many colleges say they want to admit more applicants who are socioeconomically disadvantaged. But how do colleges define disadvantage — while making sure that only those who grew up with real hardships get the extra edge in admissions decisions? The
A potential bombshell of a study on the lack of returns on investment to students and taxpayers from online education instead has other researchers questioning the author’s data and methodology. The study, “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education,” reads something
Betsy Devos’ nomination and confirmation as the Secretary of Education have been a tumultuous slice of history, though the outrage may be premature. The post Don’t Weep for Public Education Just Yet appeared first on Edudemic.
When Marley Dias got tired of reading books about characters who looked nothing like her, she didn’t complain to her parents or teachers. She took matters into her own capable hands and launched a movement — #1000blackgirlbooks. The 12-year-old
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