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.
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A new report on dual-credit programs offers nuts-and-bolts advice for program designers to ensure quality, accountability, equity and a wise investment of public funds.
September 18, 2017
A new national musical theater songwriting competition, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, seeks talented young composers.
August 23, 2017
For the first time, federal researchers have collected data that show how big a slice of U.S. schools offer online-only courses. The number might surprise you.
February 07, 2017
Aviation programs are touted as appealing to students of all backgrounds, and one major school district has constructed its own hangar in the belief that if you build it, students will come.
November 17, 2016
A new study shows that middle and high school students consistently choose "outside reading" below their grade levels. It also offers an intriguing glimpse of which books they choose.
November 03, 2016
A new report finds that there are 95 different kinds of high school diplomas nationwide, and that many fall short of requiring students to complete courses that prepare them for college or good jobs.
November 01, 2016
More high schools are dropping class rankings, and colleges are considering it less frequently.
August 17, 2016
A new study shows that only two in 10 high school seniors have taken computer science, and half attend schools that don't even offer it.
June 07, 2016
Black and Latino students are not getting equal access to the high-level math and science classes that are a gateway to college.