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Curious Kids: Is homework worthwhile?

Robert H. Tai, University of Virginia Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

How to teach and parent better in the age of big...

Katie Headrick Taylor, University of Washington At the parent-teacher conference, I sat across the table from my first grader’s teacher in a chair made for...

How to teach and parent better in the age of big...

Katie Headrick Taylor, University of Washington At the parent-teacher conference, I sat across the table from my first grader’s teacher in a chair made for...

Long considered a high honor, the valedictorian tradition faces an uncertain...

John R. Thelin, University of Kentucky As college and high school graduations take place, thousands of select students will step to podiums to deliver their...

Activists want a San Francisco high school mural removed, saying its...

Amna Khalid, Carleton College and Jeffrey Aaron Snyder, Carleton College For nearly a century, a massive mural by painter Victor Arnautoff titled “The Life of...

5 things to consider before you hire a tutor for your...

Surani Joshua, Arizona State University Private tutoring is a growing business, with people spending hundreds of billions of dollars. But is it worth it? And...

Teens have less face time with their friends – and are...

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University Ask a teen today how she communicates with her friends, and she’ll probably hold up her smartphone. Not that...

America’s public schools seldom bring rich and poor together – and...

Jack Schneider, University of Massachusetts Lowell Five decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., many carry on his legacy through the struggle for...

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Everything’s at stake for the Kurds in the battle for Kobanê

By Cengiz Gunes, The Open University In recent weeks, the Kurdish town of Kobanê on the Turkey-Syria border has become centre stage in the struggle...