The relationship between cities and their universities is interdependent, but very imbalanced. Some mayors hope the pandemic could change that.
What do we make of a year like 2020? Oral historians in Santa Cruz are starting by documenting first-hand accounts of students and staff at the University of California.
A battle over how one of the nation's best high schools selects students is stirring passionate debates about immigrant dreams, the notion of "spurious precision," the case for "collective merit," and race.
Even after graduation, divides between first-generation college students and others remain.
A new commission highlights the disparate outcomes, the non-monetary benefits of education, and the wealth chasm.
To one expert, prestige should be about distance traveled, and she doesn't mean in miles. It's about where do people start out and where do they end up.
The American Families Plan is one of the boldest domestic policy proposals in 50 years. How do you make sure it's good for students?
Several of Pennsylvania's regional colleges are facing existential threats. What the rest of the country might learn from what's happening there.
Dozens of people in Colorado and Pittsburgh shared their personal experiences with student debt. Borrowing for college can open up opportunities, their stories show, and it can narrow them, too.
The top-ranked private universities have grown just 18 percent in four decades — far behind the rest of higher ed.