Marva Collins, who died June 24 at age 78, founded a celebrated independent school known for fostering high achievement in children from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago.
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June 30, 2015
June 25, 2015
The National Center for Education Statistics tracks how students who started high school in 2009 have fared in the years since.
June 24, 2015
A new federal guide offers school officials and researchers ways to structure new measures of students' socioeconomic status.
June 22, 2015
A Utah study suggests the main benefit for Advanced Placement students comes for those who complete and pass the test.
June 01, 2015
Students in special education perform 32 to 40 percentage points behind their peers, and those gaps have remained fairly steady for at least six school years, according to a recent analysis.
May 28, 2015
Federal data highlights deep disparities in college attainment.
May 18, 2015
All those teachers who collect mobile phones at the beginning of class may be onto something.
May 12, 2015
A new report by GradNation reveals that although gaps persist, the nation is on track to reach an on-time high school graduation rate of 90 percent by 2020. The graduation rate reached an all-time high of 81.4 percent in 2013, the latest year data is available.
April 30, 2015
Experts weigh in on achievement growth among Hispanic students on 2014 NAEP tests in U.S. history, civics, and geography
April 29, 2015
The latest results from "the Nation's Report Card" show no significant gains since 2010 in U.S. history, civics or geography among 8th graders.