The overall retention rate peaked in the 2004-05 school year and by 2009-10 it had fallen to almost half that.
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.
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?”
A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.
A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.
In the past 15 years, many large high schools have been broken up into smaller units – and the students’ performance has improved.
Students whose high school teachers had high expectations of them graduated from college much more often than those whose teachers had low expectations.
Year-round schools are not new and lately there’s been a surge. A US Senator in Illinois is pushing for more.
In a recent survey, parents report not understanding their children’s homework material or that they were too busy to provide homework help.
PayScale has just released a “College Salary Report” that won’t affect many of us, but has special interest for Philadelphians.
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.
Common Core standards have been adopted by almost every state as a way of ensuring standards in schools nationwide. But now some states are doing an about face.