Some colleges give big discounts based on family income. Some don't. Play with Planet Money's interactive graphic to see the average price families pay at 1,550 four-year colleges.
To the three Rs, the schools in the nation's capital have added a fourth: Riding. Bicycles, that is.
John King Jr. is Arne Duncan's deputy and was New York's education commissioner before heading to Washington. Like the man he's replacing, he's no stranger to controversy.
After nearly seven years in office, Duncan bows out, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of achievement and controversy.
Duncan has been with Obama from the beginning of his administration. His tenure has been marked by reform — and controversy over initiatives like Common Core and an embrace of charter schools.
The school district revised its numbers down 2 to 3 percentage points for every year dating back to 2011.
A federal judge has ruled that a child's exposure to traumatic events could lead to disability. The decision allows a case against the Compton Unified School District to move forward.
Why do we humans like to play so much? Play sports, play tag, play the stock market, play duck, duck, goose? We love it all. And we're not the only ones.
The challenge to university students around the world: Come up with a way to provide quality education to slum kids under age 6. And the winner of the $1 million Hult Prize is ...
A coalition of colleges and universities aims to level the admissions playing field between rich and poor, and to make the whole process more creative, engaging and less daunting.
Isabella Hankey alleged in her $2 million suit filed in August 2013 that the abuse included death threats and crude slurs carved into her car. She also alleged that the stress caused her to suffer a pulmonary embolism.
Cape Cod superintendents say they don’t go to students’ homes to make sure residency requirements are being met, as a Mashpee schools superintendent did last week.
A mother of a Mashpee High School student says Brian Hyde charged into her home to find out if her daughter met residency requirements.
The revamped library will be named the Douglas D. Schumann Library & Learning Commons.
A former Harvard employee has been charged with stealing $80,000 from the university by using a school-issued credit card to buy Legos and other items for personal use.