Education

Back to school; back to quarantine

A growing number of schools nationwide are closing–either temporarily or longer term– just days after reopening as coronavirus outbreaks among students and faculty emerge.

Education

Higher ed’s makeover

Most universities were founded generations ago, when rural communities were thriving. As people moved toward cities, and had fewer children, many rural universities have fallen on hard times.

Education

Return on investment: is college paying off?

Insane education costs are increasingly paid with huge student loans. And, high college drop-out rates together with a competitive job market means those loans are harder to pay off than ever.

Education

Are you a cheater?

Researchers can predict what you’ll do based on specific circumstances–and reactions to them–that repeatedly play out in the academic setting. 

Education

The alt-right fizzle-out

Protesters have worked to keep him from universities, for fear that any association with academia could give his movement legitimacy. The strategy seems to be working.

Education

Lynching memorial opens; educators welcome

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened near the Alabama state capitol, providing the country with its first lynching museum, and an opportunity to react to decades of racial terror.