Across the nation, people have different questions they ask when meeting someone new. There are hidden meanings in all of them—including a popular one about schooling.
“One half dream; one half plan.” That’s how one student described his life at the Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville, South Carolina. Dreaming big at the…
It was the monthly “engineering week” when I visited the A.J. Whittenberg Elementary School of Engineering in Greenville, South Carolina, in January. Volunteers from one of the several local big-name companies in…
We arrived at The Grove School in Redlands, California, just before their winter break, at about noon and right in time for lunch. The Grove School is a public charter…
The variety of America, chapter 12,825
Readers weigh in with compelling opinions on Maine Maritime Academy, liberal-arts colleges, and big questions.
In Defense of Maine Maritime
How a school you've (probably) never heard of is preparing students for good jobs.
Shead High School, home of the Tigers, sits on a hill in Eastport, Maine, just a short walk from everything else in town. I went to visit, curious about what…
While you’re busy designing your version of the ideal, I can take a nap or go fishing, because somebody has already built mine: Champlain College.
And the remarkable symbiosis that enriches both the city and its university
Shaping the Soul of a School
A school district of 60 different languages and cultures.
In a place as unlike Miami, New York, or L.A. as you can imagine, America's unsettled immigration policy has a profound effect.