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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...

DC graduation scandal shows how chronic absenteeism threatens America’s schools

Shaun M. Dougherty, University of Connecticut and Michael Gottfried, University of California, Santa Barbara Each year in the United States, approximately 5 to 7.5 million...

As students near graduation, career and technical education provides a boost

Jay Stratte Plasman, University of California, Santa Barbara For the past decade or so, every American president has sought to use career and technical education...

Is youth football past its prime?

Roger Pielke Jr., University of Colorado High school football participation may have peaked. That’s the argument I make in a recent analysis for the international...

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The most American pop culture phenomenon of them all

Katherine Meizel, Bowling Green State University “American Idol” was “born” exactly nine months after 9/11. The timing was significant, because since its premiere on June...