More than 2,200 educators attended the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Summer Institute in July in downtown Philadelphia.
Some NCAA leaders are considering an idea that was always taboo: allowing players to use their names and pictures commercially.
The award focuses on urban schools that are closing the achievement gap between minority and low-income students and their white higher income peers.
Today, behavior management is an important part of teacher training. Twenty-two studies analyze its effectiveness.
While marketers have generally ignored the 50+ population, what a boon they could be for the non-profit world.
By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – John Kelly remembers when he first learned to read. And judging from his photo in The Washington Post, that was many years ago. While Kelly’s mom always read [...]
In the fall of 2011, a group of mechanical engineers, architects, ethnographers, communications designers and educators began designing a network of low cost private schools.
Former Phillie Jamie Moyer and his wife Karen have established the Moyer Foundation with a mission to offer engagement, comfort and support to children experiencing loss.
Students going overseas for health-related programs are performing examinations and delivering babies, putting their colleges at risk of legal liability.
A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.
With increased recognition of the importance of brain development in a child’s first three years, the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking members to become advocates for reading aloud to children.
Young women are at greatest risk of being raped between the ages of 16 and 24 and at higher risk in college, where such activity has become rampant.
Twelve years ago at 826 Valencia Street in San Francisco, a single writing center opened. Now, 826 National reaches 30,000 students, mostly from underserved communities.
An interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in Education Week by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.
The federal Justice and Education Departments warned public school districts recently not to deny enrollment to immigrant students illegally.