Results from a new Next America Poll finds Americans' views about the necessity of a four-year degree has been slipping.
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April 08, 2014
March 28, 2014
Most African American students aren't receiving the education they need to succeed in college, says a new report.
March 21, 2014
New data from the Office of Civil Rights indicates that racial minorities were underrepresented in gifted-and-talented programs and Advanced Placement classes, among other areas.
March 17, 2014
Students as early as 8th grade are assessed for college-level math and given early intervention to bypass remedial classes in college.
March 13, 2014
Some like emphasis on equity and fairness by College Board; others are awaiting test details and will be closely watching schools to see if they change to better prepare all students to be college ready.
February 11, 2014
College Board released its 10th annual AP Report to the Nation that shows the number of high schools students taking Advanced Placement course in the past decade has doubled, yet gaps persist in participation among minority students.
February 10, 2014
A recent survey of leaders in the K-12 and higher education shows a desire to work together to create a seamless pathway between the sectors, but finds that barriers persist.
January 15, 2014
A free online resource helps schools evaluate college- and career-readiness programs, based on a pilot in 10 high schools that showed promise reaching under-served minority students.
December 11, 2013
With a focus on writing and critical thinking, Cambridge finds that U.S. schools are increasingly receptive to its curriculum with programs now in 230 schools.
November 16, 2013
Experts in brain science encourage teachers to engage students in the classroom with humor, music, movement, and discussion