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A high school teacher in New York helps a student during class. Due to its highly interpersonal nature, high school teaching ranks very low on the automation-risk scale.

Non-white teachers have increased 162 percent over the past 30 years, but they are also more likely to quit

New data paints a picture of an increasingly unstable teaching force of rookies

A man watches an artificial intelligence (AI) news anchor from a state-controlled news broadcaster, on his computer in Beijing on November 9, 2018. - China's state-controlled news broadcasters have long been considered somewhat robotic in their daily recitation of pro-government propaganda, and a pair of new presenters will do little to dispel that view.

The future includes good (human) teachers

Some things just can’t be automated, and a teacher who makes you think is one of them

Studious friends and roommates might lead to higher grades in college

Researchers quantify how good study habits spread among college students

Clarissa Santana is a mother of three who is frustrated when she returns to college at the University of Akron and learns her credits from a for-profit school don’t transfer. She tells her story in the new documentary “Unlikely.”

Two new documentaries showcase a long and winding road to college

‘Personal Statement,’ and ‘Unlikely’ hit the film festival circuits with stories of real-life obstacles and struggles

UCI students vote early at the University of California, Irvine on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

Go vote. The best civics lesson requires you to leave the classroom

Election Day isn’t just for those 18 and older; younger teens can celebrate it too

A classroom with only a few desks in Richton, Mississippi.

Despite popularity with parents and teachers, review of research finds small benefits to small classes

Researchers in Denmark sorted through 127 studies, many conducted in the United States

As states push for new ways of learning, some kids and parents feel left behind

More school districts embrace big changes, but students in Maine say: ‘We want our grades back!’

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Young voters

Youth will determine the outcome of the 2018 midterms

That’s why Republicans are trying to stop them

Research evidence on bullying prevention at odds with what schools are doing

Punishing the bullies doesn't really help, researchers say. But what does work?

A child waits with his family outside of the emergency overnight shelter intake center in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Before assigning homework, ensure that students have a home

Fixing the achievement gap comes second to meeting kids’ basic needs

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