2016 Election

The threat of Big Brother undermines a push to gather data about college student performance

Opponents of collecting more data now cite privacy fears, especially for Dreamers

When Dustin Gordon arrived at the University of Iowa, he found himself taking lecture classes with more people in them than his entire hometown of Sharpsburg, Iowa, population 89.

The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones

Fewer than one in five rural adults aged 25 and older have college degrees, federal data show

The Miami Dolphins during the National Anthem on September 24, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Black athletes can teach us about more than just sports

Racism — and bullying — are best defeated as a team

How the federal government abandoned the Brown v. Board of Education decision

It’s illegal to run schools designed to keep out black students, but the Department of Justice is letting districts get away with it

After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education

Faced with the domestic terrorism at Charlottesville, Betsy DeVos fails another test

Our nation’s top education official refuses to condemn white supremacy

America has never had a merit-based system for college attendance

The new Justice Department plan against affirmative action takes us back a century or more

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Put more gender studies in schools’ sex ed courses

We can’t teach safe sex if kids don’t understand their own and others’ gender identities

What some colleges are quietly doing to help undocumented students

With sanctuary promises untested, institutions offer other long-sought help

In the America-first budget, schools come last

Trump’s education budget defunds public schools and universities, herds students toward private and charter schools

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