NPR - Education USC President C.L. Max Nikias Stepping Down Amid Gynecologist Scandal 2018-05-26T01:03:46.000000000-04:00 A prolific fundraiser who had held the confidence of the Board of Trustees, Nikias faced mounting opposition from faculty who demanded his resignation. From Oprah To Rex Tillerson: Commencement Speeches For The Class Of 2018 2018-05-25T16:23:00.000000000-04:00 It's graduation season and a time of transition for college seniors, and commencement speakers across the country offer advice on a common theme — how to survive outside the bubble of school. Why Is Undergraduate College Enrollment Declining? 2018-05-25T05:02:00.000000000-04:00 Undergrad enrollment in the U.S. is down for the sixth straight year. Women enrolling in higher education saved colleges in the 1980s. So who can save colleges today? What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story? 2018-05-24T06:05:05.000000000-04:00 There are many ways young children encounter stories. A new study finds a "Goldilocks effect," where a cartoon may be "too hot" and audiobooks "too cold" for learning readers. 'I Hope This Will Set A Precedent,' Says Trans Teen Who Won Case Over Bathroom Access 2018-05-23T16:47:00.000000000-04:00 Gavin Grimm was a high school student in Virginia when his local school board denied him access to the boys' bathroom. His case has stretched for years; now a federal judge has decided in his favor. For Troubled Kids, Some Schools Take Time Out For Group Therapy 2018-05-23T15:21:00.000000000-04:00 A growing number of schools are offering training for emotional and social skills that can benefit kids in school and throughout their life. Court Sides With Transgender Student In Bathroom Case 2018-05-23T05:11:00.000000000-04:00 A federal court has ruled in favor of a transgender student in Virginia who wanted to use the boys' restroom at school. The school had blocked him from doing so. Texas Governor Holds Discussion After School Shooting 2018-05-23T05:11:00.000000000-04:00 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott held a meeting in response to Friday's shooting at Santa Fe high school. Dallas Schools Superintendent Michael Hinojosa talks with Rachel Martin. Education Secretary DeVos Acknowledges Problems With Teacher Grant Program 2018-05-22T16:37:00.000000000-04:00 In response to exclusive NPR reporting into a troubled federal grant program for public school teachers, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told Congressional leaders Tuesday that she is aware of the program's problems and has taken steps to fix it. Should Students Stay Away From School? 2018-05-22T10:06:30.000000000-04:00 How are you coping?