An elementary school in Queens, NY, has switched to all vegetarian school lunches and benefits have been reported beyond physical health.
In his new book, Self-Help Messiah, Steven Watt says the response to Carnegie was overwhelmingly satisfying, but he did have his detractors.
Researchers found that college instructors who are not on the tenure track system surprisingly out-performed the tenured professors in introductory undergraduate classes.
In the history of our democracy, much consideration has been given to when we vote, who and how.
From William Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss, many of the world’s finest writers were born in November.
A new book, Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities, explores a somewhat shameful topic.
There’s no question that increasing achievement is the foremost goal of teachers in our schools but teachers vary in their strategies and we need to find models that work. Here’s one.
This year, applying to college is tougher than usual because the ‘Common App’ software used by applicants for most schools has glitches.
Five to 7.5 million kids miss school for a month every year. Now school administrators and teachers are taking a new look at the attendance problem, which often leads to dropping out.
A new initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities is providing schools and communities free access to documentaries tracing the civil rights movement.
Men Making A Difference Day is a successful program Studies have shown that students with involved parents are more likely to earn higher grades, have better social skills and attend school more regularly.
Claremont University researchers observed 31 excellent teachers (based on student test scores) and found those who were strict were the most effective.
Choosing a high school for 8th graders is tough in Philadelphia; this year it’s harder than ever. But there is help.
Twenty-five mothers from low income households are participating in the first trial of the Thirty Million Words Project to make their kids smarter.
MOOCs are massive online open courses, usually offered free of charge, created by faculty of higher education institutions and they are the most exciting, fastest growing innovation in higher education.