Biden’s Victory Has Elated International Students. But the Road to Lasting Reform Is Long.

“I’m relieved,” Reyhan Ayas, a Princeton doctoral student from Turkey, told me a few hours after Joseph R. Biden Jr. was declared the elected president. “Recently, it felt like how…

Teachers union: More Pennsylvania schools should go virtual

As the coronavirus runs rampant, a suburb of Philadelphia County said Wednesday it will consider ordering schools to put personal instruction on hold for two weeks. The state’s largest teachers’…

Among the Winners of the 2020 Election: Universal Preschool

In an election that attracted historic turnout among Americans and mixed results for the two main political parties, there is at least one issue that brings victories up and down…

Haverford College Students End Strike

Students know Haverford College ended their boycott of classes and campus jobs Thursday after two weeks of strike and demanding that university leaders commit to a set of anti-racist initiatives…

Meet Covid-19’s Freshman Class

Lucy Naughton doesn’t mind spending a lot of time in her dorm room. She just wishes she could do it with other people. The freshman at Hamilton College is a…

Fever, symptom screening misses many coronavirus cases

Temperature and COVID-19 symptom control such as those used in schools and doctors’ offices have again been shown to be insufficient to spot coronavirus infections and prevent outbreaks. A study…

How This Teacher Uses Unreal Engine to Elevate His Students’ Learning

Most educators seek to create opportunities for all students to have deeper and more meaningful learning experiences while adding skill acquisition and student agency. Interactive learning environments make it possible…

While coronavirus is on the rise, NYC is preparing to close schools again

NEW YORK (AP) – A resurgence of coronavirus in New York City threatens to halt the nation’s largest experiment in personal learning. The city’s public school system this fall became…

India’s most prestigious university has governance crisis

A governance crisis at the University of Delhi, which came at the forefront of the ouster of the Vice-Chancellor, highlights much broader problems in Indian higher education that could hinder…

Undergraduate-Enrollment Picture Worsens as Pandemic Drags On

That latest registration data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows what is now a well-known pattern in the wake of the pandemic: Undergraduate participation is trending downward. The…