Mexican artist and feminist Monica Mayer uses art as a tool for social change. Her latest exhibit, The Clothesline Project, encourages women to speak up about experiences of sexual harassment and domestic violence.
Richard Spencer demands to speak at University of Florida, part of a broader free speech debate.
WASHINGTON - School districts in the United States face special challenges when fracking operations draw new students to their communities and administrators have difficulty planning for resources and funding in cycles of boom and bust, according to a new study...
WASHINGTON - School districts in the United States face special challenges when fracking operations draw new students to their communities and administrators have difficulty planning for resources and funding in cycles of boom and bust, according to a new study...read more
A new, sanitized academic culture is disrupting traditional notions of a liberal arts education.read more
The House is supporting legislation that would provide funding for people to enroll in certificate programs, apprenticeships, bootcamps and other technical education programs. But a new study says the success of such programs is unclear.read more
The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center was honored this week as one of 10 institutions to receive a 2017 national award for service and education from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Fritizie Fritzshall, an 88-year-old Auschwitz survivor, was on hand to help accept the award.read more
hree-time California State Spelling Bee champion Ananya Vinay of Fresno breezed through Wednesday’s preliminary rounds of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee by correctly spelling “anabolic” and “normative” and is headed to Thursday’s nationally televised final.
Spizzerinctum is the favorite word of new National Spelling Bee champion Ananya Vinay. “It means,” she explained, “the ambition to succeed.”
Samhita Kumar’s run in the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended Thursday when she misspelled her third word in the finals.
Eleven-year-old Samhita Kumar correctly spelled “phosphorus” and “disproportionate” Wednesday in the preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, but she still didn’t expect to make it to the finals. She received a pleasant surprise.
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. -- Samhita Kumar’s run in the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended Thursday when she misspelled her third word in the finals. The Winston Churchill Middle School sixth grader was stumped by “duxelles” (sauce with mushrooms and tomato puree) in the...
Kansas spellers didn’t make it to the final rounds of the National Spelling Bee, although they didn’t do badly in the preliminary rounds.
Charlotte eighth grader Akshra Paimagam knew she was in trouble in the final round of the National Spelling Bee when she heard her word — “panettone.” She was felled by the word and exited the competition.
Durham fifth grader Jason Sorin survived both elimination rounds in the National Spelling Bee Wednesday, but fell short of finals because of an earlier test
Vasundara Govindarajan survived the two elimination rounds in the National Spelling Bee contest, but didn’t make it to the finals. Simone Kaplan misspelled “juridical” in the third round and was eliminated.