The plight of the over-scheduled, over-tested, stressed out student has become the subject of much hand-wringing and several good educational policy prescriptions. But if youth are to escape the educational pressure cooker, we need to understand how the pervasive myth of the meritocracy traps them in it. Read more.
A French court on Monday found far-right presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour guilty of racist hate speech for a tirade against unaccompanied child migrants. Read more .