Accelerating the pace of engineering and science.
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.
A worsening state budget crisis has forced school districts in Oklahoma to get creative.
One of the city school system's most popular subs has been around for 30 years, and hopes to make it 31 when the new school year starts.
Teenagers from two very different neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. got together recently to talk about race, and where they’re from.
In states where the economy relies on fossil fuels, teaching children that humans are in part to blame for climate change can be a touchy subject.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with STAT reporter Andrew Joseph about what hospitals and patients can take away from the findings.
One computer science professor at Georgia Tech says his artificial intelligence teaching assistants are getting smarter by the day.
Two years ago, Illinois won a $42 million federal grant to open dozens of new charter schools across the state. But those schools have not materialized.
Advocates say school choice gives students a broader range of options when it comes to education. Critics say the programs undermine public schools.
The distinction means schools will not cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE.
The fastest-growing mariachi music program outside of Mexico is in Wenatchee, a town in central Washington state.
School districts have issued warnings about the Netflix series since it debuted five weeks ago. We talk with two parents who have discussed the series with their teenage children.
The number of Americans who are 65 and older is expected to more than double to 98 million by the year 2060.