A Harvard economist shares the results of his recent work--the largest-ever study of financial incentives inside the classroom.
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March 19, 2010
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January 22, 2010
A Missouri school district is giving 500 high school freshmen a three-day crash course in "real life skills" to demonstrate the correlation between good grades and future success.
December 21, 2009
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December 07, 2009
Live from NSDC, St. Louis-I'm a newbie to the NSDC "big" conference, although I've been hearing about it for years--its size, scope and innovative practice in professional learning for educators. It takes a good twenty minutes to even understand the twists and turns of registration--NSDC puts its st...
November 11, 2009
Many struggling students in high schools throughout New Jersey must take test-prep classes in place of electives like music or art, according to The Record.
September 30, 2009
An Ohio school district has decided to implement a review system to evaluate all books on teachers' reading lists.