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.
College-readiness, career counseling, student aid and financial literacy will be the focus of the pilot programs funded by the Department of Education.
According to a recent study, in school districts with increased spending, low-income students are more likely to graduate from high school, earn livable wages and avoid poverty in adulthood.
Today, behavior management is an important part of teacher training. Twenty-two studies analyze its effectiveness.
An interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in Education Week by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.
Everyday Arts for Special Education is an activities program that uses creative arts to help special needs kids communicate and develop socialization skills, patience and self control.