Because education is controlled by the states, access to advanced placement, AP, and other challenging courses is restricted in many districts.
Since 1996, April has been considered National Poetry Month, when schools, libraries and poets nationally celebrate the important place poetry plays in our culture.
Research indicates that more talkative dads are a benefit to their children – beyond just language heard from mothers.
In the country’s most prestigious colleges, first-gens – often from low-income homes – are speaking up about their unique needs and administrators are listening.
The fixation on getting into the most selective colleges has grown over the past 20 years but it doesn’t necessarily dictate a student’s future.
It’s becoming increasingly common at North American universities to have faculty create videos about their courses to attract students.
Little League teams are struggling to attract players and baseball is less popular with other age groups as well.
With leading student test scores, the country has been the envy of world education experts. Now, there’s a national initiative to get better yet.
A new study found improvements in combined math and language scores on the SATs for newly certified and newly hired teachers.
The Inner Harbor Project helps police and teens understand each other, with officers charged with making the kids feel part of the community.
Because maintaining colleges with all their services is so expensive, work colleges as a model are getting more attention.
Cities are spending millions of dollars on early education for their neediest children; but in many places, those kids are not showing up.
Teachers in the DC district’s new Family Engagement Partnership visit students’ homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.
March is National Women’s History Month and the 35th anniversary of the History Project.
According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity among children in Philadelphia has declined due to efforts by The Food Trust.