Education

Is China pulling ahead in the global race to achieve? What’s the use of a “useless” liberal arts degree? And should you be spending money on time or things? That’s all this week on Innovation Hub. Read More...

What do authority, test scores, and achievement have in common? They’re all a part of the Chinese education system. Read More...

Choosing between an engineering and philosophy major? Here’s some help. Read More...

What role should charter schools play in American education? We speak with two education experts about how charters came to be, and what lies in store for them. Read More...

Means and medians might induce flashbacks to junior high math class. But in a world awash in statistics, knowing the difference between the two is super useful. Read More...

Healthy school lunches might not affect child obesity rates. But they do make a difference. Professor Justin Gallagher explains. Read more....

With President Trump in office, are international students turning away from the US? Inside Higher Ed’s Elizabeth Redden joins us to explain. Read more....

Academics skew liberal. According to professor Sam Abrams, that’s a problem for higher education.

Forty percent of Americans read at -- or below -- a basic level. And a disconnect between reading researchers and teachers is partly to blame.

Going co-ed wasn’t easy for the Ivies. Just ask the Dartmouth alums who wrote this appeal in 1970: “For God’s sake, for Dartmouth’s sake, and for everyone’s sake, keep the damned women out.”

What was it like when men and women started going to elite colleges together? Turns out… pretty awkward. Read more....

Millions of American adults can’t read at a high enough level to keep track of their health care or help with their kids’ homework. Professor Mark Seidenberg says a disconnect between reading researchers and teachers is partly to blame. Read more....

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