A new Facebook app helps incoming freshmen connect—but within the closed community of their college.
American educators, policymakers, and philanthropists are overselling the role of the highly skilled individual teacher and undervaluing the benefits that come from teacher collaborations.
Private foundations that finance education in developing countries need to be more transparent in their mission and impact.
Worldreader.org is using electronic reading devices to catalyze a new culture of global literacy.
The Indian higher education system centers on one test. Avanti Fellows seeks to make the system more accessible to talented but underprivileged students.
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As parents spend more time raising their profitable coffee crop, they spend less time attending to their children's needs.
Why nonprofits should court contributions that help both themselves and society.
Joanne Weiss is in charge of the federal government’s $4.3 billion Race to the Top Fund, a new program that is funding innovations in K-12 education.
The world's first tuition-free online university hopes to dramatically increase access to higher education.
Against all odds, the Afghan Institute of Learning educates women and girls in a war-torn society.