October 7, 2016
Volume 63, Issue 06
Comparing a pair of grad-union votes from more than a decade ago can provide valuable context for the collective-bargaining fights expected this year.
Few college athletes have emulated Colin Kaepernick’s national-anthem demonstrations. Athletic directors say it’s because they’re doing a better job of listening to players.
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Founded before the Civil War to educate young women, small-town Mitchell Community College has survived by keeping up with its county’s changing needs.
Bias-response teams have found themselves under a new wave of criticism, but that’s not why some of them are changing.
A year ago, the Education Department released a revamped version of the online tool as a replacement for President Obama’s college-ratings plan. It’s caught on with some college counselors, if not so much with students.
Two new books seek to add nuance to the public debate about student debt. But can their evidence sway an audience steeped in anecdotes about struggling graduates?
A scholar at UNLV has been examining whether students actually might learn more if their instructor is attractive. For those hoping that brains are all that counts in academe, the picture he paints isn’t pretty.
Ted Mitchell visited The Chronicle’s newsroom to talk about the Education Department’s role in promoting innovation and change, and ways the legacy of that work could endure after the Obama administration.
How can an educator reassure her worried students when irresponsible legislators have granted a universal right to carry firearms, no training required?