Topic 1 Teachers Find Calm in New Program
eaching can be one of the most satisfying jobs in the United States. Yet many American teachers say they feel overworked, undervalued, and underpaid.
Topic 2 California Border Schools Celebrate Bilingualism
Almost 30,000 students attend classes in the Chula Vista Elementary School District in California.
Topic 3 Saudi Arabia Uses University Scholarships to Influence Indonesians
Ulil Abshar-Abdalla was the top student in his Arabic language class at a madrasa in Indonesia when he was a teenager.
Topic 4 Yoga Exercises Added to US School Programs
Along with subjects like reading and mathematics, school children at the Robert W. Coleman Elementary School are learning how to spend time in quiet thought.
Topic 5 Experimental School in California Has No Homework
Khan Lab School is bringing back the one-room model to teach young students in Mountain View, California.
Topic 6 Step-By-Step Guide to a Great College Paper
Many non-native English speakers have no idea what professors in the U.S. expect from a college paper.
Topic 7 Obama’s Education Policies Likely to Change Under Donald Trump
King gave a speech last week, talking about his hopes for education programs after Obama’s term ends.
Topic 8 Conservative US Website Targets Professors
College professors are no strangers to politics. Political science professors teach at almost every university in the United States.
Topic 9 Foreign Medical Students Face Difficulties in the U.S.
International students seeking a medical degree in the United States face serious difficulties.
Topic 10 Refugees Improve English Skills While Waiting for Resettlement
While the United Nations High Commission on Refugees – or UNHCR – works on resettling them, they wait. And wait. And wait. They cannot work, enroll in a school or travel.
Topic 11 What Is a Charter School?
DeVos is an education activist. She supports school choice -- a term for policies that let students and their families choose between attending private or public schools.
Topic 12 College Board Plans to Increase Security on Admission Test
Those students took the international SAT, formerly known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
Topic 13 East Asia Again Leads PISA Survey
The group responsible for a widely used college admissions test cancelled scores for a number of students who took the test in January.
Topic 14 Tenured Positions at US Public Universities Are Under Attack
In the 1700s, religious groups operated most colleges in the United States and, before that, Britain’s North American colonies.
Topic 15 You've Been Accepted ... Not!
Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health recently emailed good news to 277 applicants.
Topic 16 Women Specialize in Computer Science at California School
At colleges and universities in the United States, women represent only one in six students of computer science.
Topic 17 How Free Is 'Free College?'
Some people say the United States higher education system is the best in the world.
Topic 18 Ratings Show Students Unfairly Favor Male Professors
Rankings are very important in higher education. Lots of publications produce lists of the best colleges and universities. They use several measures to decide the rankings.
Topic 19 Student Newspapers at U.S. Colleges Face Pressure
Freedom of the press is one of the most valued rights protected under the United States Constitution.
Topic 20 Majority of US Undergraduates Are ‘Nontraditional’
There is a commonly held belief in the United States about the best path to a college education.