Black Children at White Schools Are More Likely to Be Told They Have a Learning Disability
Disability classifications in the U.S. are subjective and inconsistent, and prone to bias based on context.
The American Student Loan System Is Not Muslim-Friendly
"Is your career worth a spot in hell? That is what keeps resonating with me."
People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry's 'Scam'
A lawsuit, grassroots activism, and a viral tweet by a rogue professor point to a larger pattern of debt-strapped students taking on the system.
Hundreds of Graduation Speeches This Year Will Include the Same Demand
High school and college students are signing up to devote two minutes of their commencement speeches to pleading for climate action.
I Make $1,000 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students
Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Race and Health
What It's Like to be Labeled a Rude Black Girl
A new report quotes Black women on the ways adults assumed they were sexually active at an early age and labeled them as “loud, aggressive and angry” or “having an attitude problem."
I Ran a College Cheating Business Out of My Frat
And now I'm a high school teacher.
I Helped My Friend Cheat on Her SATs and I Would Do It Again
"I wanted to dupe the system and get away with it."
What Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Cancel Student Debt Would Mean for Americans
Her far-ranging proposal would transform how Americans pay for college.
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
Doug Ford is Banning Cell Phones in Schools
Critics say that a blanket cell phone ban may be impossible to enforce, and also takes away a potentially powerful learning tool.
The Hip New Teen Trend Is Leading the Climate Movement to Save the World
An upcoming nationwide school strike is being organized by three girls who are years away from being able to vote.