“Foreign students are lied to and exploited on every front. They’re also propping up higher education as we know it.”
Inside the Chaotic World of Kids Trying to Play Video Games on School Laptops
“Most school children have a Chromebook, and every day, it’s a war between kids, teachers, and the developers trying to entertain bored students.”
In Hasidic Enclaves, Failing Private Schools Are Flush With Public Money
New York’s Hasidic Jewish religious schools have benefited from government funding but are unaccountable to outside oversight. A months-long investigation reveals that these schools are “failing by design”: The leaders of New York’s Hasidic community have built scores of private schools to educate children in Jewish law, prayer and tradition — and to wall them […]
The First Year of AI College Ends in Ruin
“There’s an arms race on campus, and professors are losing.”
CU Boulder Enrolled Alleged White Supremacist with Knowledge of His Past
“University officials were notified of Durham’s connection to Patriot Front and his violent social media posts before he stepped on campus as a student in August of 2022.”
The Hunt for the Atlantic’s Most Infamous Slave Shipwreck
“Nearly 200 years ago, the slave ship Guerrero sunk, killing forty-one Africans. The wreck vanished. Until now.”
When We Are Afraid
On teaching in a red state, the silences in our history lessons, and all I never learned about my hometown.
The Best Four Years of Your Life?
“My future — the vague, all-consuming ideal we’re taught to live for — felt like a more dominant force in my life than my present.”
Was This Professor Fired for Having Tourette Syndrome?
“We want to ensure harassment-free climates in schools and workplaces, and we want to protect the rights of people with disabilities. What happens when these imperatives collide?”
‘State-Sanctioned Violence:’ Inside One of the Thousands of Schools That Still Paddle Students
According to an analysis by The Hechinger Report, 150 schools in eight states across the U.S. used corporal punishment, or a form of physical pain, on 20% or more of their students that year. Sixty-nine of those schools, such as Collins Elementary School, are in Mississippi. Tara Garcia Mathewson investigates how and why this practice […]