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.
450 years since his birth, and Shakespeare’s work continues to be exciting. 2014 has become known as the Year of the Bard.
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.