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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.