Casey: No one becomes a teacher to become rich. We do so out of a vocation, a calling to educate and care for young people.
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November 20, 2014
November 18, 2014
Homeless families are frequently headed by single mothers who lack the education, child care, transportation, and social supports to find a long-term, stable home for their children, a report says.
November 12, 2014
Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.
November 06, 2014
Smith: A greater investment in Pell Grants and other need-based student scholarships that are proven to increase degree completion is essential.
October 28, 2014
In order to meet the challenge of having all students leave schools college and career ready, the poverty achievement gap must be addressed.
October 21, 2014
The MDC report also highlights case studies of how communities in the South are tackling challenges related to education.
October 08, 2014
The quick expansion of preschool in New York City could worsen existing inequalities, according to a report from UC Berkeley.
October 08, 2014
A study on the "Pygmalion Effect" shows that the higher a teacher's expectations of a student, the more likely they are to succeed in school.
October 07, 2014
A report of the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarship Program found that disadvantaged students were less likely to use vouchers and some scholarships went unused.
September 23, 2014
Of the more than 1.2 million homeless children enrolled in public schools in 2012-13, 75 percent were "doubled up," sharing homes with multiple families, data show.