State curricula tend to place more emphasis on the experiences of families who entered Ellis Island in the early 1900s than those crossing into Arizona or fleeing Aleppo today.
This year, the bell also rang for the children of refugees living at the occupied City Plaza hotel in Athens.
There are two narratives about undocumented youth in the United States: criminals, or university-bound valedictorians. So what if you're just a middle-of-the-road undocumented teen?
Teaching LGBTQ history in public schools represents something much deeper than just that—it's the affirmation of the personhood of LGBTQ students.
"I quickly learned that the general aim of each class was to identify something problematic, discuss it, and then refuse to do anything about it."
The Satanic Temple is working to provide an alternative to Christian after-school clubs.
Children have been drawing the pointy "S" since the dawn of time. I used journalism to find out where it came from, sort of.
Getting expelled from school once sounded a lot like freedom, but turns out it's not that much fun at all.
"I'm sorry I didn't make it to the presentation, but my house was surrounded by a giant swarm of bees"
Jun 15, 2016
The classroom is nothing but a petri dish of humiliation and shame.
The gaokao, which means "big test" in Mandarin, is so stressful that China's education bureau has implemented a ban on students tearing up textbooks between exams.
"I thought I was going to get locked up, expelled from school or something."
These days when I see a headline about campus misogyny, I'm just surprised media outlets don't know the rest.
Thin walls, rumors, shitty roommates, and the ability of a nasty STI to wipe out an entire floor all make quick dorm hookups a bit of a minefield.
After compiling more than 20 years of research, psychologists have concluded that members of frats are deeply adverse to both alcohol education and intervention. They just want to keep drinking.
"I truly did not expect anything like this to happen when I went to school," says the girl.
With exams looming around Australia, we asked college students what they take, how often, and why.
French electro-pop singer Héloïse Letissier talks about dressing like Marie Antoinette and putting girlfriends through hell.
Can you have a normal life if you've got to be a role model for a bunch of brats?
Now Phillip Smith III is accused of trading grades for sex.
The story of how I went from bullied kid to preteen dictator.
Pulling Muslim kids out of class and accusing them of sympathizing with the Islamic State is the quickest way to go about othering an entire generation because of their religion.