A discrimination complaint against Harvard has renewed focus on the fairness of admissions decisions. The process must be rational, says counselor and blogger Jim Jump, but it's not often fair.
From the U.K. to Kenya to the West Bank, photographer James Mollison exposes not only inequalities among rich and poor countries, but also the intimate moments that unfold during recess.
Sex education often occurs in one of two places: at home or at school. Francisco Ramirez is bringing the subject out into the open.
A study in an Indian slum tried promising a reward: Improve your attendance, and you'll get a small treat. But for third-graders, sometimes these incentive schemes can do more harm than good.
NPR's Robert Siegel reports from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York on how policing is being taught during this year filled with news of tensions between police and civilians.
Many public high schools lack funding for STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — programs. Energy companies worried about finding future employees are donating to schools.
A coalition of more than 60 organizations says the university has adopted higher expectations for Asian applicants in order to limit enrollment of this minority group.
From a young age, Caroline Solomon wanted a career in science. She also wanted to help other deaf and hard-of-hearing people defy the odds. Now, she's considered a role model at Gallaudet University.
As the number of religious young people declines, Hillel International is trying to build a "big tent" Judaism for secular and religious students alike. But some say that tent may not be big enough.
For 27 years, Romy Vasquez has been working with Boy Scouts in South Central Los Angeles, where, he says, it's easier to find a gang to join than a Boy Scout troop.
Santiago is currently the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education senior deputy commissioner for academic affairs.
A judge has ruled that the three remaining defendants charged with raping a University of Massachusetts student in 2012 will be tried separately.