A high schooler with an autistic sister organized a prom for her sister and other autistic teens and it was a huge success.
In an effort to increase academic standing internationally, many school districts have decided to extend the upper and lower limits of their compulsory education requirements.
In an article in The Washington Post, programs and projects are cited that make the case that integrating subjects can work.
College enrollment rates have been dropping but making it easier financially for veterans to attend college may help both the vets, and the schools.
By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In our rapidly moving technological world where education is so necessary in everyday living and the world of work, fewer people without a high school degree are choosing […]
For 10 of the past 15 years, 70% of US colleges reported year-to-year increases in applications.
Dr. Pamela Gallin recommends vision screenings be taken as seriously as vaccination requirements with uniform standards. Kids who can’t see, can’t learn.
With much discussion today questioning “is college worth it?”, a report in Education Week presents useful data.
The Andrew Carnegie Fellowship program will award more than $6 million in fellowships for those studying the humanities and social sciences.
Young people’s interest in the teaching profession continues to drop.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data on the seriousness of this issue and of new tools to reduce falls in older adults.
Philadelphia’s Mighty Writers mentoring program has expanded to encourage bilingual students to become biliterate as well.
Incarceration can be more traumatic for a student than even a parent’s death.
Connect2Complete provides low-income students in remedial classes at community colleges peer mentors who have been through the program themselves.
Adult volunteers needed to moderate the annual Philadelphia Reading Olympics.
The Rhodes Scholarship program is expanding to include students in China, but there are some concerns.
A new study finds the young children of fathers who were depressed in their first year were more likely to show negative behaviors.
A new study finds that, in 41 major regions, charter schools are outperforming their district counterparts in reading and math.
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.