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Education provides people concrete opportunities to overcome real circumstances of poverty or oppression.
Finally, the debate over Asian Americans and affirmative action has taken a turn toward the rational. Race tends to infuriate
Highly respected professors face intimidation, threats and smear campaigns for deviating from the views of the Hindu right. A cultural and religious war is raging in which Western academics are the enemy.
Our educational outcomes -- particularly for lower-wage workers -- remain abysmal. And, our quality of life is suffering -- the Social Progress Index 2015 ranks the U.S. 16th in the world on that measure. And, yet, I see a glimmer of hope.
WASHINGTON -- Kicking off what will likely be months of contentious budget battles, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives
"In order to have any real change, you need to accept that there's a problem, and we can't get to that real change unless
There has been no public announcement, but the Quad Partners website now lists Inside Higher Ed as one of its investments, among a range of education-related companies, including for-profit trade schools.
WASHINGTON -- Over the objections of Senator Claire McCaskill, the American Council on Education has been keeping secret
When you teach, isn't it better to assume less and try to enjoy more? Otherwise, you're turning the classroom into an echo chamber.
WASHINGTON -- It's time for Congress to pay attention to the abuse of adjunct faculty members, and the way their poor working
I believe we should require that each student enter the library and leave with something in return. Perhaps a book or periodical or journal is checked out -- other times students come and go with only their notebooks and backpacks.
Higher One, the large but often controversial provider of debit cards on college campuses, has reached a preliminary agreement
Collecting better data on adjunct employment on campus. Inviting adjuncts to participate in departmental meetings and curriculum
Unlike a scientific experiment that can keep controls and treated samples isolated in separate test tubes, the MOOC experiment is playing out in one of the messier corners of the already messy real world: academia.
A survey conducted for Inside Higher Ed by Gallup found 65 percent of provosts at public and private schools said their college
Silicon Valley thrives on disruption; academia thrives on tradition. That's a recipe for tension.
Private student loans have much higher interest rates and fewer options for graduates struggling to make their payments. Admission