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The U.S. might have been 19th in the world in math (instead of 36th) if we’d bribed our students with $25

Money didn't motivate Chinese students at the top of the pack

The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house is seen near Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla. University President John Thrasher announced the indefinite suspension of the school’s 55 fraternities and sororities following the death of a freshman pledge. Andrew Coffey, a pledge at Pi Kappa Phi, died Friday after he was found unresponsive following a party.

Are hazing, sexual assault, drinking and unabashed racism inevitable on campus?

Despite horrifying new incidents and a scathing new book on Greek life, college presidents find change elusive

It’s time our educational institutions instilled some civic-minded values in students

Learning is about more than college readiness, and we ignore that at our peril

Better tests don’t lead to better teaching, study finds

Test-prep lessons were lower quality even when tests were higher quality

Vivian W. Pinn, M.D., Senior Scientist Emerita NIH, speaks at the dedication ceremony of a building renamed Pinn Hall in her honor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA. 

Removing racist monuments is about making history, not erasing it

We need to memorialize more statues of trailblazers such as physician Vivian Pinn

Federal data shows 3.9 million students dropped out of college with debt in 2015 and 2016

For-profit sector produced a disproportionate share of indebted dropouts

A 2015 file photo of movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment allegations. A leading Hollywood studio has launched an inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment concerning Weinstein, one of its founders.

Betsy DeVos, our educational system helps produce Harvey Weinsteins and we need to change that

Our education secretary should know that victims of sexual assault need more protection, not less

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Betsy DeVos appears before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions for her a January confirmation hearing.

Gouged by for-profit schools, students could soon be out of luck

Education Secretary DeVos criticized over lack of protections, loan forgiveness

When body meets mind in learning

Whether it’s reading, math or science, we absorb ideas better with some body language

The Amazon competition is done. Here’s the game mayors should play.

Cities competing to land Amazon’s headquarters should have laid down some conditions of their own

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