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David Buckwald is the director of admissions at Avenues.

The admissions director at a $56,000-a-year private school in NYC says there’s a key quality they look for in students, and it has nothing to do...

David Buckwald, the admissions director of Avenues, says that there's one quality that can be a "key differentiator" in their application review: curiosity.
SPIKE Prime is a LEGO Education toolkit that's designed to teach middle school students how to code.

This new Lego kit will help teach kids the basics of programming — and give them skills they can use in their future careers

Lego Education launched SPIKE Prime, a toolkit to teach middle school students how to code. Here's how Lego worked to make it inclusive for young girls.
Moises Dobarganes, senior UI developer at Florida Blue and Lambda School graduate, takes a selfie of himself holding up his offer letter.

This online coding school started in Silicon Valley’s hottest startup incubator is completely free for students until they find a job

Lambda School, an online coding school, is free for students until they find a job. Here's how it started and how it works.
The Baby Ivies set three- and five-year-olds on the path to Ivy League colleges.

Wealthy New Yorkers are dropping $375 an hour on prep courses to get their kids into $50,000 ‘Baby Ivy’ kindergartens in an effort to even...

For rich New Yorkers, competition to get kids into the "Baby Ivies" — private kindergartens that cost up to $50,000 — is as high as the Ivy Leagues.
High-school students attend a typing class in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1965.

14 vintage photos that show how high schools have changed in the US

Since the late 1800s, high schools in the US have seen numerous dramatic changes. See vintage photos of school buses, gym classes, and more.

Kamala Harris just unveiled a bold new plan to give US teachers a 23% pay raise

Harris' plan seeks to boost retention and reduce teacher turnover and increase diversity in the education field and investment in low-income schools.
Isabella Rose Giannulli, Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade Giannulli.

20 percent of Americans think the kids who benefited from the college admissions scandal should be expelled

The college admissions scandal has sparked debate over what consequences people involved in a bribing scheme should face. But what about the students?
"Tax refugees" moving to Florida from New York, New Jersey, California, and other states are prompting huge waiting lists at elite Miami private schools.

Wealthy CEOs and hedge-fund managers are flocking to Miami for the tax breaks, and it’s creating massive waiting lists at the area’s elite...

An influx of rich out-of-state buyers seeking tax breaks is creating massive waiting lists at Miami's elite private schools.

6 places to take free and affordable classes online — on everything from programming to photography

Looking to pick up a new skill in 2019 or add some instruction to a hobby? Check out six of the most popular places for learning online.

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains why you don’t need a college degree to be successful

Apple CEO Tim Cook said there's a "mismatch" between the skills learned in college and skills that are necessary for many businesses in the future.