Education Week's annual "Diplomas Count" report explores trends in high school graduation rates, and after-high-school pathways other than a university degree.
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Observers and critics take The New York Times to task for its profile of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's influence on education policy.
May 24, 2011
A new study details the relative earnings potential of various college majors.
May 23, 2011
A New York Times story profiles the rise in education-advocacy work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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.