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June 10, 2020

Police Shootings Lower Black and Latino Students' Grades, Graduation Rates, Study Shows

A new study shows that police shootings affect the learning and emotional well-being of students in nearby schools, particularly nonwhite students.

May 20, 2020

Technical Glitches and Lawsuit Dampen Experiment With Remote AP Tests

The technical problems prompted students, parents, and advocates to file a lawsuit against the College Board, which administers the test.

May 12, 2020

Student Cheating at Issue as College Board Rolls Out Online AP Exams

The College Board's national experiment with virtual AP exams gets underway this week amid accusations and stern warnings about student cheating.

March 23, 2020

Students Petition Colleges for SAT and ACT Flexibility Due to Coronavirus

Worried that coronavirus testing disruptions will harm their college applications, a coalition of student groups is calling on colleges and universities to accept applications without SAT or ACT scores when application season starts up again next fall.

March 11, 2020

How Top Teachers Make Student Voice a High Priority

The winners of the 2019-2020 Milken Educator Awards reflect on how they invite students' questions about the world and encourage them to share their perspectives.

February 06, 2020

7 Takeaways From the 2019 Advanced Placement Results

Nearly one-quarter of the high school graduates of 2019 who took Advanced Placement exams scored a 3 or higher, continuing trends of score improvements among students overall, according to results released Thursday by the College Board. But the results also show small declines for three ethnic groups, including white students.

November 21, 2019

Without Rules, Credit Recovery Is Just an 'Easy Ticket to Graduation,' Report Says

Too many districts that use a lot of credit recovery to enable students to finish high school don't have sufficient policy safeguards to ensure that those catch-up courses are high quality, according to a new report.

November 13, 2019

Should High Schools Rethink How They Sequence Math Courses?

Most students don't aspire to careers that will require calculus, so high schools must create sequences of math courses that reflect the wide variety of young people's occupational goals, a math advocacy group argues in a new report.

September 11, 2019

Native American Students Behind Bars Have Least Access to Advanced Courses, Study Finds

Research shows that students in the juvenile justice system have less access to secondary math courses than their peers in traditional schools. A new report finds that these gaps are bigger for Native American students.

August 06, 2019

Toni Morrison, Author of 'Beloved' and 'Song of Solomon,' Dead at 88

Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate whose novels are staples in classrooms across the United States, has died at 88.

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