Overly helpful parents, in certain cases, can actually impede a child's learning, according to a new study.

Helpful parents can cause children's math anxiety

Aug 26, 2015
Telling your kid that you're not a number person can do some damage.
Posted In: math, learning, anxiety
An Everest College campus in Milwaukee.

Who wins, loses in Corinthian's bankruptcy plan?

Aug 26, 2015
Officials say the proposal shields the for-profit college from lawsuits.
Posted In: Corinthian Colleges, bankruptcy, higher education

Racial pay gap exists even among the highly educated

Aug 17, 2015
A new study finds that education doesn't protect equally against financial shock.
Posted In: minority, college, net worth

Harsh cuts don't fix Chicago's school budget

Aug 14, 2015
It's a billion dollars short, and the district's debt is piling up.
Posted In: Chicago, public schools, graduation rates
Domonick Foy, 21, stands in front of his high school football portrait.

Katrina kid: Growing up after the flood

Aug 14, 2015
Domonick Foy was in seventh grade when the storm hit. Now 21, he looks back.
Posted In: charter schools, Hurricane Katrina, football

Charting New Orleans' charter school experiment

Aug 13, 2015
How have students fared in the city's new charter school system?
Posted In: New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans La

Charters transform New Orleans schools, and teachers

Aug 12, 2015
Why the city's instructors are younger, whiter and less traditionally trained.
Posted In: New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, schools
 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a town hall meeting at Exeter High School on Monday in Exeter, New Hampshirem, where she discussed college affordability and student debt relief.

Politicians make a push for debt-free college

Aug 10, 2015
The plans target young voters with student loans and propose eliminating tuition.
Posted In: college, debt, affordability

Getting a break on back-to-school purchases

Aug 10, 2015
Many states offer short tax holidays, but it may be a modest spending season.
Posted In: back-to-school, back-to-school shopping, summer, sales tax
Rising tuition means higher debt burdens for students, but the job market remains weak, especially for students from lower-tier schools.

Should law schools pay if students don't get jobs?

Jul 29, 2015
Tuition and debt keep rising. Grads from non-elite schools face a weak market.
Posted In: Legal education, federal student loans, Law, loan student debt
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