The College Board's national experiment with virtual AP exams gets underway this week amid accusations and stern warnings about student cheating.
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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.
September 17, 2019
Participating in early-college programs could have a long-term positive effect on students' college enrollment and completion rates, a new study finds.
September 20, 2017
A decade after teaching middle school, this college dean has seen 11 of her former students pursuing degrees in education at her graduate school.
May 08, 2017
Eighteen-year-old Raven Osborne will receive her bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in early-childhood education this week—but she doesn't graduate from high school until May 22.
September 02, 2016
A new study suggest that physical attractiveness of educators may play an overlooked part in student learning.
March 18, 2016
Focusing the responsibility for learning on students can be more effective than traditional lectures in improving student achievement in STEM courses, especially for underrepresented minority students, according to a new study.
July 23, 2015
A University of Maryland psychology professor promises his students extra credit, but only if they properly illustrate a theory learned in class.
November 22, 2013
Most of the K-12 education-policy world has spent the last several years obsessing over ways to improve teaching, but as The Chronicle of Higher Education noted recently there has been no parallel movement in higher education.
May 02, 2013
This Wall Street Journal interview with a recruiting director for Amazon.com has some K-12 pertinence (in a trickle-down kind of way).