February 2018 Archives

Arizona has approved a new approach to testing that allows districts to choose among several high school tests. But the new system could violate federal education law.

Many colleges and universities are reassuring students that their offers of admission won't be jeopardized if they are suspended because they missed school to protest gun violence in the wake of the Florida school shootings.

A letter from College Board President David Coleman about the Parkland school shootings has sparked anger and an apology.

Passing rates on the GED have bounced back to normal levels, four years after a major redesign of the equivalency exam caused a sharp drop.

Students whose parents didn't go to college are more likely to take fewer challenging courses when they're in high school, a new research brief shows.

A new report shows that school counselors are still carrying big caseloads, even as they're being asked to advise students on a widening range of issues.

With "peace circles," a running club, and other initiatives, counselor Kirsten Perry helped an elementary school on the west side of Chicago work toward a better learning climate.

A scathing report on violations of graduation rules in the District of Columbia shines a spotlight on a nationwide problem: Chronic absenteeism.


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