The Fifth-Grade Exploration StudioThe winner in Slate'scontest to reinvent the American classroom.
Rethinking the School DeskIs the best way to fix the American classroom to improve the furniture?
The "21st Century Classroom" FinalistsThe 10 finalists in Slate's competition to improve the American classroom.
My School Looks Like ThisStudents and teachers photograph the best—and worst—places in their schools.
How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“A Public Menace” How the fight to ban The Birth of a Nation shaped the nascent civil rights movement.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.