Did America’s Racial Awakening Reach IR Professors?
Nearly half of international relations scholars spent more time in class on race and racial justice—but with key demographic differences.
Boko Haram Won’t Stop Targeting Schools in Nigeria
The militant group’s attacks and kidnappings bring it publicity and riches while weakening state security forces.
The World According to ‘God’s Harvard’
Patrick Henry College’s focus on governance gives it a unique place among right-wing Christian schools.
China Will Run Out of Growth if It Doesn’t Fix Its Rural Crisis
No country with China’s vast education and public health problems has ever broken out of the ranks of middle-income countries.
Don’t Call Me Doktor
German politicians are obsessed with earning Ph.D.s—but plagiarism scandals tend to catch up to them and derail careers.
Let’s Not Blow This Chance to Fix Immigration
Biden’s reform plan is laudable. But it repeats the battles of the Obama years.
Will Schools and Universities Ever Return to Normal?
Nine experts on the future of education after the pandemic.
It’s Time for Western Universities to Cut Their Ties to China
In their crass hunger for Chinese money, universities have become China’s fifth column in the West.
Modi’s Textbook Manipulations
Under cover of the pandemic, the administration has removed chapters on democracy, secularism, and citizenship from schoolbooks.
America’s Schools Are a Moral and Medical Catastrophe
A guide to understanding the science, and the politics, preventing U.S. children from being educated this year.
Offline and Out of School
In India, education under lockdown and a deep digital divide threaten to undo real progress in rural areas.
Xi Wants Chinese Students Back in the Countryside
New labor education policies echo Maoist obsessions.
Turkey’s Generation Z Turns Against Erdogan
The Turkish leader tried to mold a generation of pious followers. Instead, the country’s youth could bring about his final defeat.
ICE Restrictions on International Students a ‘Self-Inflicted Wound’
More than a million scholars face an uncertain future as the Trump administration cracks down on immigrants of any stripe.
The Turkish Government Closed a University Because It Fears Free Speech
Ankara shut an institution founded by religious conservatives and attacks tech companies in order to stop young Turks from accessing a free academic and media environment.
Trump’s Anti-Immigration Crusade Is About to Strike at the Heart of the U.S. Economy
Foreign talent has been the secret sauce of America’s innovation economy. The door is about to shut.
How to Rethink the Teaching of International Relations
As universities struggle to respond to the ongoing pandemic, here’s what they should focus on.
Japan Doesn’t Want to Become Another Casualty of English
English skills bring status, but the public remains stubbornly bad at learning.