Education columnist, Jay Mathews in The Washington Post, discusses a controversial topic – paying kids for achievement. The idea always brings vehement reactions.
Between 2009 and 2013 the number of students, k-!2, receiving free breakfast in the country’s public schools increased by about two million.
Research shows that speaking more than one language does not confuse a child. Rather, being multilingual is associated with higher academic achievement and enhanced mental health.
Students in Finland are among some of the highest performing in the world in reading and math, even though kids get a late start compared to kids in the US.
New Jersey is believed to be the first state in the nation to include visual and performing arts among the items it tracks in its annual education report card.
Those with better education live longer and are more productive.
At MyUTMartinParent Portal, parents can see what courses their offspring are taking, if they’re missing classes, and midterm and final grades.
This year, Needham Unplugged included a new challenge: urging families to put away their cell phones and spend more time relaxing and talking – face to face.
Philly Fellows provides an opportunity for young graduates to learn about the importance of the non-profit world and gain experience for future employment.
Of the top Fortune 500 companies, few have women as CEOs and 135 have no female executive officers at all.
The February issue of The Public School Notebook is devoted to the challenges educators face in keeping kids in school.
A course called State and Local Government may seem dull; but not if you’re a student of Jayne Jones at Concordia College in Minnesota.
In Ohio, teachers of students off for a snow day must post their lessons online and require the work be completed during the next day to meet minimum hours.
As much as we all hate war, many books about war have become classics and read for generations. The Yellow Birds may rise to such status.
A recent trip by Clark University students to Guatemala represents two new thrusts in college education – entrepreneurism and experiential learning.