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January 21, 2015

Preparing for New Jobs: Two Next-Gen Career Centers

Carl Wunsche High School in Texas and Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies in Kansas, are two next gen high schools schools redefining the career center.

January 20, 2015

The Quest for an AA Degree in High School

Early college students have the opportunity to earn college credit, up to a full associate degree with their high school diploma. The innovative opportunity is working at Quest Early College-- last year over 70% of graduates left with a diploma from Lone Star College as well as Quest.

January 05, 2015

In South Korea, Celebrity Teachers Pulling in Millions

In South Korea, celebrity teachers make millions off of online "cram schools" geared toward students in the country's successful but stressful educational system.

December 22, 2014

How to Reduce Testing? Some Schools Dump Midterms, Final Exams

Some northern New Jersey high schools are dropping local midterms and finals in a bid to preserve instructional time.

December 09, 2014

Fusing Career, Academic Skills Benefits Students, Study Finds

A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.

December 03, 2014

Education Activist, Philanthropist Gerard 'Gerry' Leeds Dies at 92

Mr. Leeds and his wife founded the Alliance for Excellent Education and Institute for Student Achievement, advocacy groups with the goal of shining a spotlight on the nation's at-risk secondary students.

November 21, 2014

Low-Income High School Students Get Less Time to Learn, Calif. Study Shows

The difference between attending a high-poverty and a low-poverty high school in California is nearly two weeks of instructional time a year, UCLA researchers find.

November 06, 2014

Upward Bound: A Principal's Story

Chris Hampton: I live the dividends of the Upward Bound investment and want so much for all of my students to experience those opportunities.

October 26, 2014

Role Reversal Shows Teacher What It Means to Be a Student

After spending two days shadowing high schoolers, one teacher realized how little she knew about what it actually meant to be a student.

October 21, 2014

Pardon My Ignorance But ... Is High School Really This Crazy?

After 12 years in K-8 education, I'm finally getting a glimpse of the world of high school—and it's a totally different, sometimes bizarre, world.

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