In the early college school model, students can earn up to two years college credit or an associate’s degree in partnership with nearby colleges and universities. Data demonstrates it’s working.
According to Education Week, new data from the College Board shows less than 20% of students taking AP computer science tests were female, about 3% African American and 8% Hispanic.
Because rates of discipline have been disproportionally high for some racial groups, guidance from the US Dept. of Education and Justice is suggesting changes in ‘zero-tolerance’.
A unique charter school in Los Angeles, The DaVinci Innovation Academy, has connected families of 270 diverse home schoolers in an interesting arrangement.
The number of students in cyber and blended learning programs – those that use face-to-face and online instruction as curriculum practice – has grown dramatically.
YouthCareerConnect is a $100 million initiative, sketched out by President Obama, aimed at helping high schools prepare students better for college and high-tech careers.
There’s no question that increasing achievement is the foremost goal of teachers in our schools but teachers vary in their strategies and we need to find models that work. Here’s one.
The Bronx Parent Center has become a vehicle for helping migrant families with cultural hurdles that impede their relationships with schools.
Most students at virtual schools do the majority of their work at home so checking homework for plagiarism and administering tests presents unique challenges.
Since 1942, the GED has been updated three times – 1978, 1988 and 2002. But starting in January 2014, it’s a makeover and costs more.
Specialized Education Services, a 56-school network in 12 states, helps students with behavioral and learning disabilities transition to work or college.
Commercial publishers are not only battling for a greater textbook market share, they are also battling a growing market of open educational resources.
Many times students can recite facts, but don’t understand underlying concepts. A new study suggests that focusing on ‘how?’ and ‘why?’ can help them learn.
Finding flawed material on students’ work, has reportedly prompted more teachers to teach online research skills.
MOOCs, “massively open online courses,” are reaching vast numbers of people and now the organization is moving into professional development for K-12 education.