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October 12, 2015

White House Honors Student Poets

The President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities honored five high school students as the 2015 class of the National Student Poets Program.

October 02, 2015

Anyone Can Help a Student Graduate, PBS Program Aims to Prove

To go with the programming block, the producers also put out a list of seven simple steps that community members can take to help improve graduation rates.

August 13, 2015

U.S. Schools Still Start Too Early, CDC Reports

To nearly no one's surprise, the early beginnings of school days are interrupting students' sleep and ultimately upsetting their health and education.

July 01, 2015

Calif. Teacher Stirs Controversy by Taking Shakespeare Off Syllabus

The Washington Post published an essay of a California English language arts teacher that caused an uproar after she said Shakespeare's works don't reflect the cultural perspectives her students need to learn.

June 23, 2015

English Teacher Bases Final Exam on 'Serial' Podcast

Popular podcast series "Serial" inspired an English teacher to change up her class's final exam by asking groups of students to produce their own podcast.

June 12, 2015

How Many Valedictorians Is Too Many?

An Ohio school district graduated 222 high school valedictorians this year, calling into question value of the title.

March 05, 2015

Survey: Minority Students Show Interest in IT Careers, Want Hands-On Experiences

A survey shows that minority students are interested in IT careers and that they would like more opportunities for hands-on career experience, particularly connected to their existing life plans.

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.

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 08, 2014

Study: 'Pygmalion Effect' Links Teacher Expectations to Student Success

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.

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