Education

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....

Yes, liberal thought does dominate in academia, and professor Sam Abrams says it’s a problem for higher education. Read more....

white house

This week on Innovation Hub: We’re talking politics. (But no election news -we promise!) Read more....

Books

What’s the most taught book in college courses? Joe Karaganis has combed through a million syllabi to find out exactly what colleges are actually teaching kids. Read more....

sheep

This week on Innovation Hub, we’ve got stories about modification, in all its forms. Read more....

A student at Claremont McKenna College

College admissions aren’t just stressful and annoying; they shape the future of our country. Lani Guinier and Deborah Bial explain why they’re so important. Read More...

Young girl on a bike

When Ulysses S. Grant was ten, he was in charge of selling his family’s horses. Why don’t we give kids that much responsibility today? Paula Fass has the answer. Read more....

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