Today, the nation’s most segregated schools aren’t in the deep south. They’re in New York.
The new SAT will be more relevant and mirrors students’ work in college, not deep algebra and obscure words – but it still may not be the best indicator of college success.
Senior Citizens Month was established in 1963. Now called Older Americans Month, statistics show that by 2030, there will be some 34 million seniors.
A new survey of college graduates found that “highly selective schools don’t produce happier people or better workers…” but there is one thing that does make a difference.
A national expert on the causes of stress for high school students suggests you can have too much of a good thing – homework.
Every year the Phillies have a contest, asking kids and their families to identify their best teachers. This year, 1000 nominations were submitted.
igh school juniors and seniors are finding that getting into the Ivies, selective colleges, is harder than it used to be. Here’s why.
For years, school administrators would recommend gifted kids skip a grade. Now, not so much. But a new study seems to favor the old school of thought.
The Peggy Browning Fund was established in memory of Margaret Browning, a prominent labor attorney, to inspire law students to become advocates for workplace justice.
The Youth Aid Panel gives first time offenders the option of appearing before a panel of community volunteers rather than entering the juvenile court system.
It’s poetry month. So remember at this time, that not all poetry has to rhyme!
The Washington Post reports that some schools restrict AP access to show a high rate of success, so some good students in math, science and engineering are losing out.
With all but a handful of states adopting the Common Core standards, the non-profit Khan Academy has now linked to relevant instruction materials online.
Analyzing data, Washington Post columnist suggests more vigorous learning at high schools that don’t field a football team.
Data from veterans who used education benefits from the post 9/11 G.I. Bill seem to graduate with rates comparable to their non-veteran peers.