NPR Education

Syndicate content Education
NPR news and commentary on education, schools, colleges and universities, and emerging trends in learning. Listen to audio and subscribe to RSS feeds.
Updated: 42 min 44 sec ago

Do Fictional Geniuses Hold Back Real Women?

January 15, 2015 - 5:08pm

A new study finds that the academic disciplines most associated with "geniuses" are also the fields in which women are underrepresented.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

A New Study Reveals Much About How Parents Really Choose Schools

January 15, 2015 - 12:08am

Will choice and competition really improve academic quality? A new study out of New Orleans complicates the picture.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

North Carolina Rethinks The Common Core

January 14, 2015 - 3:17am

Some states have been quick to drop the new national academic standards — but North Carolina is taking its time before deciding the Common Core's future in 2015.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds