School & Education

How Bunker Roy and the Barefoot College Plan to Light Up the World
How Bunker Roy and the Barefoot College Plan to Light Up the World

A social activist taps one of our planet’s greatest power sources: grandmothers. >>

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The “Lost Boy” Who Built a Family

One of the lost boys of Sudan, Peter Ter came to America with nothing—except a remarkable gift… >>

Falling for Math
Falling for Math

A scholar describes how humble numbers can beautifully illuminate our world. >>

Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?
Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?

Education has become an American institution—of the worst kind. >>

12 Smart Jokes That Make You Sound Like a Genius
12 Smart Jokes That Make You Sound Like a Genius

Do you long to be the funniest pompous twit in the room? Memorize these! >>

Feel-Good Story: Touching Tribute to a Veteran Dad
Feel-Good Story: Touching Tribute to a Veteran Dad

Sabrina Brady’s heartwarming "best day ever" won a high-stakes Google design contest. >>

Inspirational Stories: How 5 Extraordinary People Beat All Odds to Graduate
Inspirational Stories: How 5 Extraordinary People Beat All Odds to Graduate

When these strong, powerful people set their minds on higher learning, they wouldn't let everyday… >>

The Blithering Idiot's Guide to Retaking the SAT...at Age 35
The Blithering Idiot’s Guide to Retaking the SAT…at Age 35

If you’ve ever considered doing something stupid like retaking the SAT when you didn’t have to… >>

GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students
GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students

From textbooks to devices to extracurricular activities, school is expensive. We can all recall… >>

Why Do Top Students Cheat?
Why Do Top Students Cheat?

Cheating has gone from a nasty habit to a nationwide epidemic. In March,nine seniors from… >>