A New York Times story profiles the rise in education-advocacy work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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May 23, 2011
March 28, 2011
A new study from Colorado shows that test scores as early as 6th grade can predict a student's likelihood of needing college remediation.
March 23, 2011
A new report urges governors to become a force in helping their state colleges and universities respond better to workforce demands.
March 15, 2011
Teachers in New York City learn new ways of gauging a text's complexity, and ways to teach discipline-specific reading strategies.
March 15, 2011
The GED will become available via computer in four states this spring.
February 25, 2011
Writers and reports provoke interesting debate about formative assessment, 21st century skills and college-admissions tests.
February 17, 2011
Scientists must become more involved in educating the public about science and supporting K-12 students' interest in science, according to Alice S. Huang, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
February 10, 2011
The renowned educator used unorthodox teaching methods that she summed up as "rap, rhythm, and rhyme."
February 03, 2011
A Harvard report draws strong reaction for suggesting that many students are not being served by a college-prep curriculum.
January 27, 2011
A foundation that focuses on higher education creates a profile of what is required to earn various college degrees.