education

2020

How Bernie Sanders Won Over Young Native American Voters

Only 13 percent of Native Americans receive a college degree.
Morgan Baskin
2 days ago
money-scams

Rich American Families Are Legally Separating from Their Kids to Pay Less for College

It's the latest tactic the wealthy use to game the system.
Allie Conti
7.31.19
schools

How British Schools Fell for American-Style Proms

A Welsh school's appeal for donated dresses has highlighted the issue of prom’s affordability at a time when UK child poverty rates reach record highs.
Louis Staples
7.19.19
education

What Actually Happens When a Working-Class Student Applies to Oxbridge

In this extract from "Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth", Olivia Fletcher shares how applying to Cambridge University shattered her fantasy of meritocratic education.
Olivia Fletcher
7.18.19
sex education

These Sex Educators Want to Teach Schoolkids About Porn

You might know that a porn film is a performance, but your younger sibling probably doesn't.
Almaz Ohene
6.28.19
mental health

School Isolation Is Hurting a Generation of Young People

Isolation booths have become a major part of the education system, but former students say that they amount to nothing less than psychological torture.
Annie Lord
5.21.19
Scam Academy

I Make £800 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students

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

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."
Kimberly Lawson
5.17.19
VICE

Students Are Looking to Each Other for Mental Health Support

Peer support is an important part of recovery, but universities must also improve their services.
Emily Reynolds
5.2.19
school

The Astronomical Rise of Exam Cheats

In the UK, the number of school students caught cheating in exams has risen 25 percent in two years; among uni students, that number has surged by 40 percent. Why?
Annie Lord
5.1.19
Universities Challenged

An Attempt to Make Universities More Equal Is Making Things Even Worse

Government measures to level the academic playing field are entrenching privilege.
Tom Whyman
4.11.19
education

I Write Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these "tutors".
Stephen K Hirst
4.6.19
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