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U.S. colleges shut out interna...

May 15, 2019 by

The restrictive financial-aid policies that stand in the way Top U.S. colleges pride themselves on building global communities....

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How to get more minority stude...

Apr 29, 2019 by

Researchers calculate what happens when you pick the brightest from each school by Jill Barshay – The most troubling aspect of...

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“They said I only got in becau...

Apr 4, 2019 by

Five ways to join the fight for higher-education equity and help all students feel that they belong by Melissa Connelly –...

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Personalized learning boosts s...

Mar 24, 2019 by

A Brooklyn school’s commitment to personalized learning draws double the portion of special ed students as its local district by Tara...

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Five years after Common Core, ...

Jan 14, 2019 by

Potential signs of long-lasting problems for low-achieving students by Jill Barshay – Back in 2013, when New York was one of...

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A venture fund supports “model...

Dec 22, 2018 by

Schools all across the country face similar challenges: gaps in achievement, student absenteeism, diminishing student interest in...

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The ‘dirty secret’...

Dec 18, 2018 by

A 2018 federal report found that only 18 percent of the innovations funded by the Education Department lifted student achievement As...

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Changing majors is adding time...

Dec 8, 2018 by

Despite the spiraling cost of the investment, some students commit to it without a plan by Jon Marcus – College, Erin Crowley...

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When mandated reporter calls t...

Nov 17, 2018 by

Many school employees are legally obligated to report any suspicion of child abuse and neglect, but sometimes that authority is...

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Opioid crisis is sending kids ...

Nov 10, 2018 by

Teachers and school administrators are on the front lines of this crisis, but often aren’t given the tools to help by Rebecca...

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Despite popularity with parent...

Nov 6, 2018 by

Researchers in Denmark sorted through 127 studies, many conducted in the United States by Jill Barshay – Small classes are very...

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Research evidence on bullying ...

Oct 29, 2018 by

Punishing the bullies doesn’t really help, researchers say. But what does work? In September 2018, I wrote about the so-called...

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Not many African-American high...

Oct 21, 2018 by

A video report with University of South Carolina students and the college president by Emrys Eller – <span...

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What can the US learn from int...

Oct 10, 2018 by

An examination of how six countries provide early care and education suggests that the U.S. could benefit from a new perspective by...

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Addiction counselors embed in ...

Sep 24, 2018 by

When Maddy Nadeau was a toddler, she was often left alone until her sister got home from school. “I remember mom was always locking...

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What are college students lear...

Sep 20, 2018 by

Despite years of demands, consumers know little about how and how much students learn by Jon Marcus – Students are hitting the...

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Kids struggle to read when sch...

Sep 14, 2018 by

Schools too often leave out a key piece of the reading puzzle because teachers aren’t trained to teach phonics It was 2015 and...

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Old Idea, New Economy: Redisco...

Sep 6, 2018 by

You might think apprenticeships are a relic from an earlier era, but a growing number of Americans are using them as a way into the...

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Is college getting cheaper? So...

Sep 4, 2018 by

Cuts to advertised tuition come in the face of an enrollment drop and consumer backlash by Matt Krupnick – It may have been one...

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Are colleges helping Americans...

Aug 23, 2018 by

Colleges have long offered a pathway to success for just about anyone. But new research shows that, with the country growing ever...

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