College Board has specifically targeted smart but poor high school students with a mailing meant to help them apply to any of 8 schools. The response was tremendous.
Latest data show that one out of five public schools wins this “unwelcome designation” in which 75% or more of elementary, middle and high school students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch.
To meet enormous demands for higher education, hundreds of private colleges and universities have opened in China. From 20 schools in 2007, there are now 630.
The PreK-3 movement is ambitious, with connecting objectives — universal access to free public preschool, mandatory full day kindergarten and a seamless curriculum from PreK through third grade with increased parental involvement.
China ranked first in science in 2009, averaging 73 points more than American kids, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that more of our students lose interest in science before college.
by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Fifty-two million kids are starting school this year and the National Education Association’s vice-president, Lily Ekelson, says there won’t be enough teachers to give them what they need. Although administrators […]