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.
The Holocaust Museum in Washington has organized a nontraditional exhibit for classroom instruction: the study of onlookers.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that there has been a movement for badges and other forms of “microcredentials” to ready students for jobs.
This week, scientists celebrate Albert Einstein’s birthday.
According to the National Home Education Research Institute, 220,000 African American children are currently being homeschooled.
Editors of a school newspaper in Fairfax, VA decided to highlight free speech on the cover. They’ve learned their lessons well.
Although more high school girls are taking STEM classes – science, technology, engineering and math – their test results still lag behind those of boys.
Small colleges that have seen enrollment drop in recent years must try new ways to attract students.
The National Center on Time and Learning, a group that promotes the extended school day, estimates that more than 1500 schools nationally now have additional hours.
One Book, One Philadelphia is celebrating its 13th year with another novel that brings focus to societal problems.
A painful student video about stereotypes and prejudice at a suburban Washington high school has opened the door for conversation and change.
The New York Times reports on a math program for minority teen boys that every educator and policymaker should read.
By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With renewed interest in the Whole Child approach, clients were horrified to learn that the Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program may lose its funding in […]
Teachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.
The finding of a new study indicates the United States could ultimately enrich everybody by improving the educational performance of the typical student.
Families will enjoy REPRESENT; 200 Years of African American Art, a beautiful exhibit highlighting more than two centuries of groundbreaking work.
Latinos represent the fastest growing group of students in the country’s public schools and a new report suggests they are making great strides in education.
The overall retention rate peaked in the 2004-05 school year and by 2009-10 it had fallen to almost half that.
A study from the University of Virginia found that one in three young children rated poorly on kindergarten readiness.
This week is the anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration in 1961, and the message he shared that day bears repeating.
Technology is changing the lives of the 28% of Philadelphia’s citizens living in poverty.
Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Technology is providing students outside Washington with unique exposure to opportunities in the sciences.
Some law schools are adding technology and practical training to adapt to a field that is less about expensive lawyering and more about providing legal services at lower cost.
Findings from a national study show that fast food not only increases kids’ weight but decreases test scores.
Childcare workers earn less than adults who work with animals and those in fast-food settings.
Major studies show little correlation between financial success and the selectivity of one’s college for those with persistence, imagination and energy.
Looking back at the world of education in 2014, there was much activity. Some progress was made but there’s still room for improvement.
Some free apps which one can get on any smartphone are engaging and reinforce classroom teachings.