“I’m amazed not by the growth in test scores, but rather by how many people are talking about the state of public education in the city.”
New research finds that The Princeton Review is significantly more likely to charge higher prices for tutoring courses in areas that are home to more Asian Americans.
For parents, summer break often means expensive extracurriculars and an incredibly inconvenient schedule.
In New Orleans and elsewhere, old-line parochial schools are seeing their enrollments plummet.
Approximately 10 to 15 percent of the nation’s K-12 population—5 million to 7.5 million students each year—are not attending school on a regular basis.
Compared to their peers, “American Indian” and “Alaska Native” students aren’t seeing the same growth in enrollment or attainment.
A unique approach to math helps boost achievement for American Indian children—and it shares striking parallels with the Common Core.
Many educators are introducing meditation into the classroom as a means of improving kids’ attention and emotional regulation.
“Today’s students will be tomorrow’s workers.”
“I understood teenagers and their sense of invincibility, their YOLO mantras and their risky behaviors. But it’s impossible to understand their deaths.”
Students of color are expelled and suspended at disproportionate rates. Educators say policies banning “disparate-impact” discipline are not the answer.
Two recent polls conflict in their findings on what adults think about standardized testing, the opt-out movement, and the Common Core.
Certain structural factors appear to make rape especially prevalent on some college campuses.
A new poll suggests that a majority of adults think annual standardized testing is a good thing. They’re not as fond of the opt-out movement.
The number of student-loan holders enrolled in income-based repayment plans has jumped by more than 50 percent since last year.
New state programs allow students to opt out of their local schools part time and instead take online classes—many of them run by for-profit providers.
If earning a degree is key to getting single mothers—and their families—out of poverty, why is it so difficult for them to attend college?
Residents of Baldwin, Michigan, pooled together their money to provide scholarships for everyone, and it changed the town profoundly.
The CDC weighs in: Early class times are taking a toll on adolescents’ health and academic performance.
For many majors, not so much.