U.S. Department of Education
A top ranking U.S. Department of Education official and members of a statewide campaign to increase early learning opportunities for children swapped stories and strategies on Thursday at a Philadelphia City Hall summit.
Recent data from the US Department of Education shows that roughly 36 million Americans between age 16 and 65 lack basic literacy, math and problem solving skills, putting American adult skill levels far below the international average.
Many of the prospective students at the fair were looking for majors that they hope will help them get a job right out of school in a variety of fields.
Penn State has received a preliminary report from the federal government regarding whether its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal complied with campus crime reporting requirements, the university said Monday.
According to the new website, of the 32 most expensive public schools for in-state tuition, Penn State’s 20 campuses are on the list, with main campus on top.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and a host of local officials will gather at Temple University today for a town hall discussion of teaching.