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The Costs of Canceling Darwin

Fewer scientists, more skepticism of science in states that limit evolution instruction
Book cover of "The Real World of College" by Wendy Fischman and Howard Gardner

A Research-Based Case For Transforming College

2,000 interviews precede recommendations for improved onboarding, mental health
Bard College President Leon Botstein, pictured here in his office on Bard’s main campus, first wrote about reimagining “what the education of adolescents ought to be” in Jefferson’s Children , a book published in 1997.

Bringing College into High Schools

Bard’s High School Early Colleges offer a model for students to earn an associate degree by the end of 12th grade
Third grader Eliana Vigil checks out in the lunch line at the Gonzales Community School in Santa Fe.

Expand Access to Free School Food?

Debating plans to increase federal support for child nutrition
Third grader Eliana Vigil checks out in the lunch line at the Gonzales Community School in Santa Fe.

There’s No Free Lunch

Forum: Expand Access to Free School Food?

Mapping the Global Learning Crisis

Despite record enrollments in school worldwide, learning is limited
A man adjusts a boy's face mask as they arrive at Jordan Community Public School in Rogers Park on the North Side, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 in Chicago. Students returned to in-person learning Wednesday after a week away while the Chicago Public Schools district and the Chicago Teachers Union negotiated stronger COVID-19 protections.

In Omicron’s Wake

More options may help in repairing the pandemic's harm to children.
Caprice Corona assists her three children during a music lesson at home.

Homeschooling Skyrocketed During the Pandemic, but What Does the Future Hold?

It may be less of an either-or option, as homeschooling is combined with online experiences, neighborhood pods, cooperatives, or joint undertakings with public and private schools


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