Which science fiction or fantasy school do you wish you could attend?

Tons of genre stories take place in schools, where students learn to command superpowers and magical abilities, or learn advanced skills in sciences and warfare. Which school do you feel offers the best education—and the best odds for survival? » 11/04/13 2:00pm 11/04/13 2:00pm

What lessons could public schools take from South Korean cram schools?

The Wall Street Journal has a fascinating article on South Korea's hagwons, the for-profit cram schools that nearly three out of four South Korean students attend. What can American public schools learn from a country where top tutors can earn up to $4 million a year? » 8/04/13 11:00am 8/04/13 11:00am

School bans Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-5, so Vonnegut Library gives…

Most of us regard Kurt Vonnegut's classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five as a masterpiece of thought-provoking science fiction, but the School Board of Republic High School in Missouri felt differently. They decided to ban the novel. » 8/09/11 8:00am 8/09/11 8:00am

Robots Teach Korean Students English

Due to a shortage of accredited English teachers, some South Korean schools have begun experimenting with robotic instructors who look a little like cartoon characters. According to pupils, these automated schoolmarms aren't all bad - in fact, they're easy graders. » 2/23/10 11:30am 2/23/10 11:30am

Top Schools for Supervillains

With Labor Day weekend here, it's time for students to turn their thoughts back to school and classes. But what if your area of study is supervillainy? We look at the top schools for aspiring supervillains. » 9/05/09 1:00pm 9/05/09 1:00pm