Schooling

Schooling comes in many forms -- from traditional K-12 education to college and the pursuit of advanced degrees. Learn all about schooling here.


Title IX opened up access to collegiate sports for American girls and women when it was signed into law in 1972. But what has changed since then and what does the future hold for Title IX?

Secretive Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen is the leader of a politically powerful Turkish religious movement — and head of the largest chain of charter schools in America.

Internships can be valuable for students across many fields. But how do you go about finding one and should you insist on being paid?

Do public school dress codes and uniforms have any real value or are they sexist and arbitrary?

Experts advocate teens start school slightly later in the morning, but not all parents give the idea a passing grade.

Not all pencils are created equal. There's a reason why teachers and school supply lists might specify a specific pencil brand.

For tired teen students, a snooze during the school day can offer a much-needed pick-me-up.

Ever year, millions of high school seniors lose interest in school after they get into college. And every year, some of those students see those acceptances vanish.

A whopping 2.8 million students were suspended in the '13-'14 school year, which is likely more detrimental than beneficial to society.

And, for that matter, how do kindergarten teachers decide which students are smart?

A five-year study of the BioEYES program found that students get excited about science when they get to work hands-on with growing zebra fish.

The Dance Your Ph.D. contest asks students to create a dance explaining their research. This year's winner had some major boogeying and a cow heart valve doing the worm.

Talk about minimal input for maximum result. A new study suggests that encouragement from a female role model could keep some girls from dropping out of STEM classes.

Researchers are figuring out cool ways to spur conversation between kids and caregivers. And all that talk can really help kids' language development.

Students might be shocked to learn how little most of their professors are paid or that others have to raise funds for their own salaries.

Students in the U.S. haven't been as quick to adopt the post-high-school gap year as their international counterparts. While that time off isn't ideal for everyone, it has some very real advantages.

For the past 40 years, U.S. neighborhoods have become increasingly segregated by income. Are school districts and mobile wealthy parents balkanizing our country?

If you've already tapped out Mom, Dad and the bank for college money, why not try complete strangers? It's worked for some folks.

Some single-gender colleges have changed their admissions policies to allow trans students while others are still deciding. HowStuffWorks Now looks at what the law says.

When it comes to finding an online school, the choices seem almost limitless. But how can you determine if the school is highly regarded?

Congratulations! You just graduated with an online degree. But will a degree earned online benefit you in the job market? Was all your hard work worth it?

All the studying in the world may not be worth it career-wise. Learn if potential employers take online degrees seriously.

When you start applying to various colleges, everyone says make sure the school is accredited. How do go about doing that?

Seems like the Internet is allowing us to do almost everything from home or from wherever we are at the moment. So how many Americans do their degrees remotely?