Accelerating the pace of engineering and science.
Until now, the California State University system has required nearly 40 percent of its students to take the preparatory classes.
The state legislature is considering a bill which would require all middle and high schools to open at 8:30 a.m. or later. The measure would take full effect in 2020.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced this spring that to get a diploma, seniors must have a firm written plan for what they're going to do after graduation.
Just a few weeks before the start of school, the University of California Irvine upended the plans of hundreds of prospective freshmen — twice.
Two replica vessels offer visitors a chance to learn about the famous explorer's voyages. But some say they only tell half of the story.
There's been considerable news coverage of the Trump administration, but less about what’s been going on at the Department of Education.
This fall, students at the University of Michigan will have a new way of getting around campus.
New data from the Labor Department show tuition increases at colleges and graduate schools have come into line with overall inflation.
Historians Ed Ayers and Nathan Connolly say the history of colleges and universities is intrinsically tied to conflict and difference of opinion.
Just 2 percent of early education teachers nationally are male. And the probability of having a male teacher of color is even lower. The "Leading Man Fellowship" is trying to change that.
A high school in Houston is re-thinking the role of teachers — beginning with the interview process.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with author Kwame Alexander about his popular book "The Crossover," and inspiring children to read.
The state needs to fill 3,000 empty teaching positions, but enrollment in teacher-prep programs is also falling.
Over the past year, public Facebook pages with memes joking and commiserating about the college experience have boomed.
Facing a wide pay gap between teachers and administrators, educators hoping to advance their career often leave the classroom behind.
Nearly 40 percent of universities in a recent national survey reported drops in applications they are getting from overseas.
How can more traditional forms of education and entertainment compete with social media and the digital world we inhabit every day?
Occidental College sociology professor Lisa Wade joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the state of the nation's fraternities.
Every year we commemorate the graduation season with folk singer Tom Rush's performance of Murray McLauchlan's "Child's Song."
Three students at one Denver school just claimed first, second and third prize in a national cursive writing contest.