Education

The Looming Eviction Crisis

Housing expert and best-selling author Matthew Desmond tells Democracy what’s coming. It isn’t pretty.

By Matthew Desmond

No More School Districts!

At the root of educational inequality: the rich and poor districts that keep education segregated. Here are the three reforms we need.

By Kevin Carey

Bridging the Divide

After years of prioritizing college readiness, governments are finally doing more to recognize the value of Career and Technical Education. A response to Clara Bates.

By Taylor White

Automation Nation? Exaggeration!

No, robots won’t cause mass unemployment. But our failure to prepare people for the high-end service economy could be a real disaster.

By Stephen Rose Ruy Teixeira

Our Divided Education System

Vocational training—to the near-exclusion of all else—now sometimes begins in ninth grade. It makes a kind of sense, but...really?

By Clara Bates