PayScale.com just came out with its rankings of more than 1,000 institutions by average earnings of their graduates.
Most students at virtual schools do the majority of their work at home so checking homework for plagiarism and administering tests presents unique challenges.
It’s National Senior Center Month and there is a large array of options for our growing older population. The Philadelphia Corporation on Aging is a good local source.
New data from the National Post Secondary Student Aid Study, shows 71% of undergraduates received some form of financial aid in the 2011-2012 academic year, up from four years before.
While most college scholarship winners credit a teacher or mentor for academic success, Douglas Johnson thanks Glissa, the Traitor, a zombie elf, for his scholarship.
Hundreds of teachers in D.C. will spend weekends and evenings this fall visiting homes of students in 43 schools hoping to improve academic achievement.
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.
At some community colleges almost two-thirds of the students are black, Hispanic or members of other groups considered underrepresented.
Until recently, the ACT college admissions test was the stepchild of the SAT but now more students are taking both.
A Penn State study indicates that siblings do have power to encourage healthy relationships and socially acceptable behaviors.
Fumbling with buttons while driving is linked to increased risk of crashes for teen drivers, but the kind of music they’re listening to may also be a factor.
A promising program for juvenile offenders, referred to as “weed sellers become weed whackers,” gives troubled kids the opportunity to work.
Street School, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been there helping vulnerable dropouts succeed academically.
By the time kids reach seven, not having a regular bedtime may affect cognition; girls with regular bedtimes scored eight or nine times more than those who did not.
Romance novels, once ignored by literary scholars, are gaining acceptance. Consider Jane Austen and about the $144 billion sales of romance novels in 2012!