The Chronicle of Higher Education has published its 2014 Influence List and Nicole Hurd made it.
More than 63 million people volunteered through organizations between September 2012 and September 2013.
Students in North Dakota may have to pass the US Citizenship test as a graduation requirement if proposed legislation passes in January.
A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality looks at how teachers in the largest districts can maximize salaries. For most, it’s slowly.
Dana Goldstein writes in her new book that teachers are poorly trained to flatten social, racial and economic barriers and their pay is “pathetic”.
Traumatized people develop strategies for survival – often tuning out or acting out – making teaching and learning extremely difficult.
New movie offers more realistic explanation for how Moses ‘parted’ the Red Sea.
In 2012, 35% of Americans 18-31 were living at their parents’ homes. Several things will help them pack their bags and move out in 2015.
In places where prejudice and intolerance are part of the environment, Peace Players International bridges social divides.
An article in The Chronicle Of Higher Education describes the prevalence of drugs, alcohol and sexual violence on campus.
Homelessness and other factors in a student’s environment are predictors of chronic absenteeism and low achievement.
Benjamin Waldman, identified as a junior at a prep school in a letter to the editor in Education Week, asks “When does technology become too prevalent in education?”
This December remember Rosa Parks and her resolve as we fight bullies and acts of injustice in our immediate surroundings.
The Carver School of Engineering and Science leads a STEM educational experience for students who apply, building a supportive and caring school culture.
The number of international students continues to grow with the biggest influx from China.
The Two Bit Circus in LA makes science, technology, engineering and math – STEM, fun.
The Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, NC is worthy of special attention.
A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.
Many studies have shown that reading consistently to kids is the strongest factor in a child’s later reading success.
The United States fails to do right by most low-income students who excel in school. Now, there may be a turning point.
The Rhode Island School of Design in particular is spearheading a national initiative to incorporate art and design – calling it STEM to STEAM.
A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.
The national dropout rate reached a record low last year.
In the past 15 years, many large high schools have been broken up into smaller units – and the students’ performance has improved.
A new study indicates that the quality of communication with toddlers is of much greater importance than the number of words.
Students whose high school teachers had high expectations of them graduated from college much more often than those whose teachers had low expectations.
For children like Gus, an autistic 13-year-old who loves to chat, Siri is more than a diversion.
Year-round schools are not new and lately there’s been a surge. A US Senator in Illinois is pushing for more.
The outline for AP high school history has been rewritten, a change being widely applauded by teachers and college professors.
An asst. professor of intellectual heritage at Temple is committed to giving her students practical experiences through community-based projects.