If you pay attention to the research, next time you study for an exam of any type – the driving test, GRE, citizenship – use a strategy that research has found best and only 11% regularly use, quiz yourself on the material.
Brookings Institution economists have shown that early start times for high schoolers – which often means sleep deprivation – have reduced academic performance and earning potential.
A brochure received by parents in Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Union District, on retaining 3rd graders based on standardized test reading scores is titled, “Will your child pass third grade?” is meant to help students achieve standardized reading levels.
The needs of Asian students are very diverse, yet an article in Education Week, points to the perception that Asian-heritage students are almost universally thought of as high achieving.
Five hundred kids waited excitedly in line in Las Vegas last September – not to get a look at a casino but to pick up their new text books – iPads for Algebra.
In an important article in Education Week, Arthur Wise explains that the 19th century egg-crate school with its four- walled classrooms reinforces the status quo, making it a force against change.
Analysis by the Brookings Institution showed that child poverty rate nationwide rose from 18 to 22 percent from 2007 to 2010.
A Harvard study of Florida schools suggests middle school education my be underserving students and risking their ability to graduate.
Advances are being made in education. In 2011, with leadership from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 160 cities have joined in making sure all kids read on grade level by the end of 3rd grade.
A new study by the American Association of University Women found that 48% of students, 7-12th grade, experienced verbal, physical or online sexual harassment at school during the last school year.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Kids who can’t read traditional books fall behind from the first day of school. Those with disabilities often must wait months for audio-books or a school employee to scan texts or convert […]
While almost all local colleges and universities have teacher preparation programs, since 2006, 4 out of 10 new public school teachers have come through alternative programs.
Money problems, trouble with academics and lack of direction are among reasons for low college retention rates. There are widespread initiatives to address the problem.
With the growth of charter schools, questions about student achievement have increased and the answers may surprise you.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – While we think of ourselves as an advanced nation, it may be a surprise to learn that students in South Korea, Asia’s fourth largest economy according to Education Week, are considered “the […]