A new analysis indicates that poverty does not determine the quality of an American school system. For years, parents and policymakers have looked to test scores to gauge the effectiveness of school districts and teachers. New research provides a different measure: students’ academic progress over a period of years.Continue Reading

  New research determines how college students initiate conversations about their decision to abstain from or delay sex, and the strategies they use to explain this to their partners. At a time of greater awareness about sexual assault, Tina Coffelt, an assistant professor of English and communication studies at IowaContinue Reading

A student’s life isn’t complete without the Internet. Most students devise ingenious methods to reduce broadband costs like splitting them among housemates, taking advantage of cheap summer deals or finding an already connected house. The old folks may disagree since they managed perfectly without the Internet; today, however, broadband servicesContinue Reading