WePAC, the alliance for children, is making a great contribution, operating 12 formerly closed libraries in Philadelphia’s public schools.
Thousands of kids in San Francisco are benefiting from the Kindergarten to College program where every student gets a Children’s Savings Account.
In a recent survey, parents report not understanding their children’s homework material or that they were too busy to provide homework help.
National Bullying Prevention Month is in response to the need to raise awareness of bullying and its potentially devastating effects on children.
PayScale has just released a “College Salary Report” that won’t affect many of us, but has special interest for Philadelphians.
Goucher is the first college accepting a self-produced video instead of test scores and high-school transcripts.
For Philadelphia’s 8th graders it’s a somewhat scary time – a time to learn about high schools and make choices for admission next year.
A new study finds the oldest children in their kindergarten class are more likely to pass advanced placement tests in high school.
A summer camp for middle schoolers teaches them basic coding and sets up competitions for app development.
Teaching has long been dominated by women. And now, increasing the number of African American and Latino teachers is a higher priority than bringing men into the field.
Teachers are applauding an evaluation system started by two 23-year-old grads from Yale.
Communities in Schools brings a site coordinator trained in education and social work into schools with predominantly poor kids. Attendance has improved in most cases.
For school districts across the country, these first two weeks of September herald the beginning of a new year but educators of low-income students face a variety of challenges.
The US is poised to begin a new era; the overall number of Latino, African-American and Asian students in public schools is expected to surpass the number of non-Hispanic whites.
More kids are attending preschool, are proficient academically and are healthier than they were 25 years ago, but a growing number are living in poverty.