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.
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December 09, 2014
December 03, 2014
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
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
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
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
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.
October 21, 2014
Students in New York state will soon have the option to replace one of the history exams now required for graduation with a career-focused art or science exam.
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 03, 2014
After using clips from "Pretty Woman" to explain dress code to female students, a North Dakota high school is getting negative feedback from parents and press.
September 29, 2014
U.S. Census data shows nearly 1 million fewer high school graduates enrolled in college in 2013 than in 2011.