education

tech-power

Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Prisoners How to Code

Oregon prisons have banned dozens of books about technology and programming, like 'Microsoft Excel 2016 for Dummies,' citing security reasons. The state isn't alone.
Madeleine Gregory
3 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This School in India Lets Kids Pay for Their Education by Recycling Plastic

The initiative aims to tackle environmental concerns while encouraging local families to send their kids to school.
Gavin Butler
6.6.19
Scam Academy

I Make $1,000 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students

Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Anonymous
5.21.19
education

What it’s Like Writing Fake Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these “tutors.”
Stephen K Hirst
4.4.19
Op-Eds

Netflix’s ’Sex Education’ Balances Story and Soundtrack Beautifully

Stop providing outdated print-outs on ‘sexual intercourse’. Schools should screen the well-curated and educational Netflix show instead.
Ryan Bassil
2.14.19
drinking

What It's Really Like to Stay Sober in College

"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
Eve Peyser
12.5.18
Australia Today

Gay Students Could Be Rejected from Religious Schools under New Laws

There's a push to change Australia's anti-discrimination laws, so that religious schools can freely discriminate against gay students and teachers.
Gavin Butler
10.10.18
psychology

Telling People to Find Their Passion Is Bad Advice

Here's what we should probably tell each other instead.
جيسيكا دوري
7.12.18
Australia Today

Earn More Than $22 an Hour? Get Ready to Repay HECS

Changes will take effect from the new financial year—Sunday!
VICE Staff
6.27.18
school

We Finally Found Out What Goes Down in the Teacher’s Lounge

Teachers talk shit just like everyone else.
Anonymous
5.24.18
entertainment

Scholars Say​ if You Hate the Kardashians, You Probably Hate Yourself

The field of Kardashian research is growing. Here's what it can tell us about society.
Katya Lopatko
5.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millennials Are Missing Out on Life Because They Have More Debt Than Savings

A dark new poll found many 18- to-34-year-olds are waiting to have kids, get married, buy a house, or save for retirement because of crushing debt.
Adam Forrest
4.4.18
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