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Baltimore Community Schools Are Success Story

A network of forty-five community schools in Baltimore garnering national attention for its successes in helping low-income students.

06/24/2015

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Lawmakers Consider Naturalization Test As Requirement For High School Graduation

Lawmakers in more than a dozen states are considering making the passage of the US naturalization test a high school graduation requirement.

06/10/2015

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Poor Kids Need More Support All Around

In his new book, Robert Putnam writes, if it takes a village to raise a child…villages rich and poor have shirked their collective responsibility for our poorest kids.

06/09/2015

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Schools Extending Compulsory Education Requirements

In an effort to increase academic standing internationally, many school districts have decided to extend the upper and lower limits of their compulsory education requirements.

06/03/2015

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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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