NPR |Sept. 06, 2014 5:43 a.m.
Testing, tenure, pay, standards, business influence, poverty and inequality--the big education issues have been with us a long time, says a new book.
NPR |Sept. 02, 2014 1:16 p.m.
In The Teacher Wars, Dana Goldstein chronicles the history of the profession and current topics like tenure. She says the idea that teachers can help fight poverty has existed since the 19th century.
NPR |Aug. 09, 2014 2:15 p.m.
Author Elizabeth Green argues that effective teaching is a craft, not a skill teachers have naturally. She says teachers need more mentorship — not just more mandates.
NPR |May 26, 2014 9:56 a.m.
U.K. Education Secretary Michael Gove has decided that the English literature list for a national exam needs to be more English, so he is swapping American texts in the curriculum for British ones.
NPR |April 15, 2014 8:11 a.m.
The Address follows an intensive program that teaches kids with learning difficulties to recite the Gettysburg Address. And in doing so, it raises some tough questions about resources.
NPR |March 24, 2014 1:45 p.m.
An international relations lecturer is using her students' love of food to teach them about global conflicts. It's a form of winning hearts and minds that's gaining traction among world governments.
NPR |March 18, 2014 2:24 a.m.
Host David Greene shares a clip from a Tell Me More conversation about getting information to lower-income students about college admissions and financial aid.
NPR |March 13, 2014 2:30 p.m.
A new study by Pew Research Internet Project has a surprise: people who use the old-school local library also tend to be highly engaged with technology.
NPR |March 13, 2014 10:34 a.m.
The California university is already famous for its wine and beer programs. Coffee seemed like a natural next step. It's new Coffee Center aims to break down the science behind the perfect cup of Joe.
NPR |Jan. 20, 2014 3:43 p.m.
The owner of Inspire BBQ is on a mission to reclaim troubled youth and teach them a profession.