Education

Higher Education in Trump’s America

The longtime conservative disdain for academia may be finally coming to a head under the Trump Administration.

By Kevin Mattson

The Tax Bill's Hidden Culture War

How the congressional tax bill will exploit changes to higher education to fight the culture wars.

By Ben Miller

The Promise of "Free" College

And why, when so many students are finishing their degrees late—or not at all—it's simply not enough.

By Michael Dannenberg Konrad Mugglestone

Affirmative Action and the Burden of Argument

Some lessons to draw from a scholar of Black Lives Matter, as Trump's Justice Department goes after affirmative action.

By Nathan Pippenger

The Untold History of Charter Schools

Despite persistent myths, progressives have always fought against the tide in a campaign that has, from the start, looked at public institutions and labor with a wary eye.

By Rachel Cohen