Education

Donald J. Trump, Fred Rogers and Octavia Butler
Politics & Society Features
David DarkApril 19, 2017
The PBS host once asked, "What do you do with the mad that you feel?" The question is as relevant as ever.
Middlebury College students turn their backs to author Charles Murray during his lecture in Middlebury, Vt. The college says it has initiated an independent investigation into the protest in which the author of a book discussing racial differences in intelligence was shouted down during the guest lecture and a professor was injured. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMarch 21, 2017
What is needed is a case for civility and engagement across the lines of ideology, race and class—grounded not just in freedom or tolerance but charity.
U.S. President Donald Trump chats with students from St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando, Fla., on March 3. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos also joined the president. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Currently, 27 states and the District of Columbia have some type of school choice measure in place and several states have legislation on the table for it this year.
(Boston College communications office)
Faith Dispatches
Robert David SullivanMarch 18, 2017
Father Monan led the Jesuit university for 24 years.
(CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & Society Short Take
Bill McGarveyMarch 07, 2017
This sobering new reality for immigrant students presents questions and issues for all students on campus as well as those high school seniors planning to attend college in the fall.
A vigil on Jan. 30 vigil remembered the victims of a rampage at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center in Montreal on Jan. 29. Some news outlets originally reported erroneously that the suspect was a young man of Moroccan origins. (CNS photo/Dario Ayala, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean DettloffMarch 07, 2017
The problem of “fake news” is dizzying for journalists and media consumers alike.