igh school juniors and seniors are finding that getting into the Ivies, selective colleges, is harder than it used to be. Here’s why.
For years, school administrators would recommend gifted kids skip a grade. Now, not so much. But a new study seems to favor the old school of thought.
The Peggy Browning Fund was established in memory of Margaret Browning, a prominent labor attorney, to inspire law students to become advocates for workplace justice.
The Youth Aid Panel gives first time offenders the option of appearing before a panel of community volunteers rather than entering the juvenile court system.
It’s poetry month. So remember at this time, that not all poetry has to rhyme!
The Washington Post reports that some schools restrict AP access to show a high rate of success, so some good students in math, science and engineering are losing out.
With all but a handful of states adopting the Common Core standards, the non-profit Khan Academy has now linked to relevant instruction materials online.
Analyzing data, Washington Post columnist suggests more vigorous learning at high schools that don’t field a football team.
Data from veterans who used education benefits from the post 9/11 G.I. Bill seem to graduate with rates comparable to their non-veteran peers.
Community College of Philadelphia has developed a worthwhile project in which students in shelters, transitional living or who are food insecure are connected to resources.
When workers are categorized by educational attainment, the proportion of workers with college degrees has risen.
In the next few years, engineers are among the top 10 jobs US employers will have a hard time filling, so preparing students accordingly is key.
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.