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Fewer Applicants For High School Equivalency Test

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In our rapidly moving technological world where education is so necessary in everyday living and the world of work, fewer people without a high school degree are choosing […]

05/27/2015

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High School Students Applying To More Colleges

For 10 of the past 15 years, 70% of US colleges reported year-to-year increases in applications.

05/26/2015

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Proof That College Is Worth The Expense

With much discussion today questioning “is college worth it?”, a report in Education Week presents useful data.

05/20/2015

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Fathers’ Depression Effects Toddlers’ Behavior

A new study finds the young children of fathers who were depressed in their first year were more likely to show negative behaviors.

04/29/2015

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Study Of Urban Charter Schools Holds Promise

A new study finds that, in 41 major regions, charter schools are outperforming their district counterparts in reading and math.

04/28/2015

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More Talkative Dads Benefit Children’s Literacy

Research indicates that more talkative dads are a benefit to their children – beyond just language heard from mothers.

04/21/2015

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Study Finds Newly Hired Teachers Are Smarter

A new study found improvements in combined math and language scores on the SATs for newly certified and newly hired teachers.

04/07/2015

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Low-Income Kids Widely Absent From Pre-K

Cities are spending millions of dollars on early education for their neediest children; but in many places, those kids are not showing up.

03/31/2015

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Teaching About Onlookers’ Role In The Holocaust

The Holocaust Museum in Washington has organized a nontraditional exhibit for classroom instruction: the study of onlookers.

03/23/2015

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Girls Still Lagging In STEM Education

Although more high school girls are taking STEM classes – science, technology, engineering and math – their test results still lag behind those of boys.

03/10/2015

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When Students Are Grieving

Teachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.

02/23/2015

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Growing Population Of Latino Students Doing Well In School

Latinos represent the fastest growing group of students in the country’s public schools and a new report suggests they are making great strides in education.

02/16/2015

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Fewer Students Being ‘Held Back’

The overall retention rate peaked in the 2004-05 school year and by 2009-10 it had fallen to almost half that.

01/21/2015

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High School Graduation May Require Citizenship Test

Students in North Dakota may have to pass the US Citizenship test as a graduation requirement if proposed legislation passes in January.

12/23/2014

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Most Teachers’ Salaries Grow Slowly

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.

12/22/2014

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