Education Reform

Voices

New Film 'For Ahkeem' Puts a Human Face to Difficult Social Justice Issues

Filmmakers Jeremy Levine and Landon Van Soest talk about their new documentary and how some youths labeled as bad kids are a product of larger failures in society, not their own.
Sean Hutchinson
10.20.17
Rise Up

Sorry, Being Born Rich Still Leads to Success More Than Working Hard in School

But economic justice groups in the UK are campaigning hard to fix a broken system.
Alexis Chemblette
10.18.17
Frontier

How Dirt Bikes and Flower Gardens are Helping Rebuild Baltimore

Innovators are taking back their city with social programs that employ ex-offenders and encourage STEM education.
Emily Weitz
10.12.17
Frontier

People Are Competing to Solve an Education Crisis in Developing Nations

XPRIZE challenges teams to develop open source and scalable software to enable children to teach themselves reading, writing and arithmetic within 15 months.
Alice Rowsome
10.11.17
Impact Work

France’s New President Promises Jobs to Chronically Unemployed

Emmanuel Macron wants to modernize the country’s economy and education system, but political pitchforks were out long before the first vote was cast.
Alexis Chemblette
5.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It Looks Like Bernie Sanders Is Finally Ready to Endorse Hillary Clinton

The Vermont senator will join the Democratic heir apparent at a campaign event in New Hampshire Tuesday.
VICE Staff
7.11.16
News

​Detroit’s Massive School Protests Are the Latest Signs of a National Education Crisis

The teacher protests in Detroit are just the latest in a year of educational tumult across the US as money from state and federal governments dries up.
Peter Moskowitz
5.9.16
News

New Orleans's Charter School Experiment Is a Preview of the Coming Battle Over Education

After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans's struggling public school system was dismantled and replaced mostly by charter schools—and what happened next shows the benefits and perils of other cities following suit.
Peter Moskowitz
5.7.16
News

The Paradox of School Choice

The public education system is a mess, but a solution proposed by Republicans might make things more muddled than ever.  
Tyler Moss
10.8.14
Stuff

This Teen Wants to Abolish School as We Know It

Modern schools are like prisons, stifling children's creativity and destroying their will to learn. This 19-year-old, who's already written two books on the subject, says we should get rid of them.
Charles Davis
8.20.14