In 2014, more than $358 billion was contributed to different causes.
New research from the University of Chicago suggests that we underestimate our youngest children in their ability to think about numbers.
It described the weather in 1600 and an inner state of calm. Now cool is associated with almost anything good – music, a restaurant or a minivan.
A special report in the November AARP Magazine on 50 ways to stay healthy in your 70’s, offers simple well researched ways to change your life at any age.
Graduates and undergraduates can choose from dozens of classes, clubs fellowships and contests that focus on innovation, from technical to conceptual. Professors can take two years away from campus and start their own firms.
More than 17,000 high-poverty schools offer free, federal subsidized meals to about 8 million students this school year, a 20 percent jump over last year’s total.
If you ask parents, teachers, elected officials, and business persons if financial literacy is important, they would all agree that it’s critical. Yet a new study from Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy, gave only one state, Utah, an A grade.
Congress is now rewriting the federal Elementary and Secondary School Act, known from the Bush administration as No Child Left Behind.
More than a thousand studies in the United States have examined Sesame Street, to assess its impact on everything from school readiness to self-esteem to social development and compassion.
The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, comprising 83 selective public and private institutions, requires that members graduate at least 70 percent of their students within six years and that public institutions charge affordable tuition so that low income students have opportunity.
In 2013, 2,163 teens were killed in motor vehicle incidents — six teens, 16 to 19 died every day.
It’s been shown that many factors affect school achievement — hearing and visual problems, poor nutrition, education level of parents among them. Another issue especially in cities like Philadelphia is school mobility, critical in places with high poverty.
Eighty-one percent of the U.S. high school class of 2013 graduated in four years.
Beyond learning about nutrition and food preparation and cooking creatively, Kitchen Cred students develop self-esteem, leadership and teamwork.
Since 2003, there has been a 700% growth of dual language, bilingual and associated programs in the US Department of Education database.