The Troubles with Tracking
Educators have been debating academic tracking since the early years of the public high school.
The Back-to-School Shopping Tradition in History
As more women went to college, department stores catered to them by setting up pop-up "college shops" every September.
How Parents Watch Teachers
What parents watch teachers the most? Economic class has a lot to do with report cards.
Teaching Kids Their Place
A historical survey of early 20th century teaching finds students being taught their place in the socioeconomic system.
School Suspensions and the Racial Discipline Gap
The racial discipline gap in school suspensions has lasting educational and social effects.
The History of Graduation Ceremonies and Other School Rituals
Graduation ceremonies and traditions have certainly changed over the past 100 years.