Previous research has shown that teachers play a pivotal role in their students' academic success—or lack thereof. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has found that high school students taught by a string of ...
"Undermatching" is a term to describe when high-performing students, typically from economically-disadvantaged households, attend less competitive colleges than their qualifications permit.
A recent study finds that young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted from one generation to the next.
A new study finds that social media distraction in the classroom interferes with visual, but not auditory, learning in college students. The paper is published in Advances in Physiology Education.
Two college majors are better than one. That is the conclusion that researchers are beginning to reach.
Low-income students with advanced academic abilities are far less likely than their wealthier peers to have access to resources that would help them succeed, according to a new report co-authored by researchers from Johns ...
It seems simple enough: Taking a hard hit to the head can give you a concussion. But, Stanford researchers report March 30 in Physical Review Letters, in most cases, the connection is anything but simple.
Making a leap from high-ability high school to college of lesser academic status can be a real downer
Making the transition from high school to college may be stressful—but it can be downright depressing for students who graduate from a school with peers of high academic ability and wind up at a college with students of ...
Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is fostering community college training programs for what could be new blue-collar jobs as mechanics for the growing number of battery-powered vehicles.
College football game days have long been associated with alcohol-fueled partying on campuses, but a new study shows they're also linked to an increase in reports of sexual assault.