Last Build Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:40:04 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:40:04 -0500The president's guest, Denisha Merriweather, received Florida's tax credit scholarship, which allows students to attend private schools.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 06:18:13 -0500The Trump administration has indicated that charter schools are a major part of its education agenda. Many Americans, though, aren't sure how they work.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 05:01:00 -0500Roughly half of HBCUs have a freshman class where three-quarters of the students are from low-income backgrounds, while just 1 percent of non-HBCUs serve as high a percentage of low-income students.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:32:00 -0500Presidents of Historically Black Colleges and Universities are in Washington, D.C., this week pressing their priorities with the Trump administration and lawmakers. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Walter Kimbrough, president of Dillard University in New Orleans, about the meetings.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:23:00 -0500Tressie McMillan Cottom delves into the hopes and dreams of students outside the traditional college path.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500If your resume, your cover letter and your writing samples don't tell a story, we may not be interested.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:19:00 -0500The translation of a rare Jewish text is almost done, thanks to Berkeley scholar Daniel Matt. This May, publishers will release the final volume of the authoritative English translation of the Zohar.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:21:00 -0500A recent study looked at colleges across the country and which ones were able to graduate low-income students into high earning jobs.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:05:00 -0500Over the past three years, nearly a third of HBCUs have seen at least a 20 percent increase in applications, which correlates with protests over high-profile racial-violence incidents.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 -0500NPR's Michel Martin talks with Dr. Jessica Zitter about preparing high-school students to deal with end-of-life care. Zitter is a critical care and palliative medical doctor in Oakland, Calif.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:22:13 -0500Our weekly recap of the latest national education news. Highlights: Betsy DeVos spoke to a major conservative gathering, and the College Board took steps to fight cheating.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:36:00 -0500The daughter of poor immigrants, Dresselhaus became science royalty for her work with carbon materials. Along the way she opened opportunities for female scientists that didn't exist when she started.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:57:00 -0500Former Bennington College President Liz Coleman believes higher education is overly-specialized & complacent. She says we need to encourage students to ask bigger questions and take more risks.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:51:00 -0500Gloucester County, Va., is embroiled in a battle over transgender restrooms. The case of one of its high school students is slated to be argued before the Supreme Court next month.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:24:00 -0500On Wednesday, the Trump administration rescinded Obama-era guidance on transgender students' rights in schools. Here's what that means for the Supreme Court and for students in school right now.