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How the "Dumbest" Country Became the Leader in Technology and Innovation

Bernard Starr | Posted 03.14.2016 | Education
Bernard Starr

PISA Scores Coordinated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development( OECD) The headlines proclaim frightening news about American e...

Do Whites Only Support Meritocracy When It Benefits Them?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

Do white people only support traditional definitions of meritocracy when it benefits them? A new study suggests so. University of Miami professor F...

College Admissions and the Asian-American Parent

Allison Singh | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Allison Singh

The Ivies, MIT, Stanford, Caltech, Berkeley. Maybe Duke, if all else fails... maybe. That's the "List" -- the typical college list for parents of high-achieving Asian-American students. With over four thousand colleges to choose from, why do so few make the cut?

Elite College Admissions Are Unfair, Sure... We Still Shouldn't Care

Daniel Luzer | Posted 11.29.2012 | College
Daniel Luzer

Since such colleges have far more applicants than slots for students, why not just admit most students (after rejecting those truly incapable of succeeding) at random?

Fueling the Fire: The Liberal Arts Have Come to Asia, and It's a Big Deal

D. Michael Lindsay | Posted 01.16.2013 | College
D. Michael Lindsay

American higher education is the global standard. On each of my three visits to Asia over the last year, colleagues at institutions in Hong Kong, Beijing and Seoul have noted their deep appreciation for the liberal arts approach available in the U.S.

American Schools Still Heavily Segregated By Race, Income

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

Minorities account for nearly half of the student population in America, and will likely become the majority within the next decade or two, but recent...

Dubiously Closing the Achievement Gap

Anjali Deshpande | Posted 09.11.2012 | Education
Anjali Deshpande

The Virginia Department of Education has essentially institutionalized low expectations.

Chinese Students: We Were Transferred To Poor-Performing School To Boost Scores

Posted 08.01.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has launched an investigation into allegations that the San Mateo Union High School District...

Survey: Asian Americans Support Affirmative Action

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.26.2012 | Education

New findings throw a wrench in an already heated debate on the proper place of affirmative action in college admission. According to two new reports, ...

School Baseball Coach Claims He Was Fired For Being White

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.14.2012 | Education

Michael Grover, a baseball coach at Johnson Senior High School in St. Paul, Minn. claims he lost his job at the school because of his race, the Pionee...

The Dangers of Being a Model Minority

Ellie Williams | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
Ellie Williams

Under the label of the model minority, Asian Americans can never reach their full potential. But without it, Asian Americans are free to pursue careers in any field, not just those involving math or science.

Asian-American Students Bullied More Than Those In Any Other Ethnic Group

Posted 01.04.2012 | Education

For the most part, the instance of student victimization in schools has fallen since 1995, according to a new report by the National Center for Educat...

School Begins

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger