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The ratings of roughly 18,000 New York City teachers showed that those who were most and least successful in improving their students’ test scores could be found all over.
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Santa Monica College, in California, will offer some courses for a higher price, so that students who are eager to get into a particular class can do so if they pay more.
Standing before a crowd of about 1,000 at his annual United State of the City address, he touted his Brainpower Initiative and warned the audience that their phones would soon be ringing with calls for support, contributions and anything that will...
A new report says that children who read below grade level in fourth grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school - and only 34 percent of America's fourth graders read at grade level.
The number of elementary classes exceeding the state’s 22-student cap soared to 8,479 from 2,238 last school year.
Fights over how kids play have been going strong since the early 1900s.
Craig Taylor embarked on a five-year mission to define London through the voices of its residents.
Community colleges are sending many capable students to remedial classes, which are often a dead end. They need to quickly develop better ways to assess students.
Should as many people as possible be encouraged to attend college, or is the value of higher education exaggerated?
Americans are trending toward solo living. Some people are set up well to flourish in this kind of society. Others are not.
Studies show that poor children who have not attended preschool enter Kindergarten 18 months behind their peers. Christine Romans and Sam Wang discuss the need for early childhood education.
Motherhood without marriage among younger women across the country is both a symbol of the transforming family and a hint of coming generational change.
The widening achievement gap between affluent and low-income students has received less attention than the divide between white and black students, which has narrowed significantly.
The market for Web sites, night classes and online lectures in computer programming is booming, as demand grows for knowing how the digital pieces of the Internet fit together.
State appropriations are declining and a quirk in the taxing system that can limit financing for such colleges in small towns are challenging the institutions to get creative.
There's little dispute among educators that kids aren't reading as well as they should be. Now, a growing number of states are taking a hard-line approach, requiring that third-graders who can't read at grade level be automatically held back.
The fifth-grade teachers at a top school in the city received dismal numerical ratings, a consequence of the Education Department’s use of student test results to calculate the scores.
Blog post from Joe Scarborough on this morning's education town hall
5 vying to be interim district chief The San Antonio Independent School District trustees released a short list of candidates for interim superintendent Monday.
Publicly ranking teachers by name will not help them get better at their jobs or improve student learning.
Less than a year after a state report found that 178 principals and teachers had cheated on test scores, a new school superintendent, Erroll B. Davis Jr., is restoring the system.
Rather than emulating the strict discipline of child-rearing in other cultures, it’s more useful to consider the science of successful parenting in all countries.
A North Carolina school district has quietly emerged as a model digital school, with thousands of laptops issued to students and test scores up across the board.