Child & Family

Higher Education in the Digital Age: A Conversation with Michael Lovenheim

Since its inception, online education has faced heavy skepticism, if not downright opposition. A recent study by David Deming, Michael...

Building School Latrines in India to Increase School Enrollment

UNESCO estimates that there are still 263 million children ages six to 17 years old who do not attend school....

Halting Harassment: The Impact of Anti-Bullying Policies on LGBT Students

Students across the United States wake up each morning afraid to attend school because of the daily difficulties they encounter...

Popularizing Remedial Education in India

Since the turn of the century, primary school attendance has increased worldwide. UNICEF reports that the number of children who...

Global Gender Parity Insights from the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report

Women represent half of the global population,  but they often do not have the same access to health, education, earning...

Disruptive Competition: Online Degree Programs in the Higher Education Market

In February 2006, Congress repealed the “50 percent rule.” Originally enacted in 1992, this rule prevented undergraduate institutions from receiving...

Examining Intergenerational Differences in Educational Performance of Immigrant Students

Over the course of the past half-century, the United States has seen the largest wave of immigration since the Age...

Does School Segregation Facilitate the Formation of Criminal Networks?

People are hard-wired to form social networks, and an individual’s social network can play a role in shaping his or...

Calculating Success: Understanding Data in Chicago’s Charter Schools

Charter schools have become a dominant fixture in the city of Chicago and across the United States. Nationwide, enrollment in...

Improving Education Quality in Chile Through Structured Instruction Methods for Teachers

Improving the quality of education worldwide continues to be a policy challenge. Recently, UNESCO estimated that 38 percent of children...

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