Education NPR news and commentary on education, schools, colleges and universities, and emerging trends in learning. Listen to audio and subscribe to RSS feeds.

U.S. Expected To Forgive At Least $108 Billion In Student Debt

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/503902499/503902501" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
LA Johnson/NPR

Raising A Child With Dyslexia: 3 Things Parents Can Do

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/503766818/503766819" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Crime scene investigators collect evidence following an attack on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

toggle caption
John Minchillo/AP

Muslim Community Fears Backlash After Ohio State Attack

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/503693426/503693427" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Day In 1959 When Castro Took Questions From Harvard Law Students

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/503558353/503558354" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
LA Johnson/NPR

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/502601662/503632450" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Chacoda, an Atlantic harbor seal at the New England Aquarium, is so good at vocalizing that he can mimic his teacher, Kathy Streeter, when she says, "How are you?" Gabrielle Emanuel/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Gabrielle Emanuel/NPR

How To Teach A Sea Lion Who's Fussy About Grammar

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/489190992/503361343" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Donald Trump Picks A Republican Activist As Education Secretary

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/503236181/503236182" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Students Study To Become Police Officers At Phoenix Magnet School

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/503182787/503182788" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

University Of Michigan Weighs How To Handle Student Concerns Post Election

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/503182731/503182732" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Trump Chooses Michigan Philanthropist Betsy DeVos As Secretary Of Education

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/503182717/503182718" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript