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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:05:00 -0500Denver's innovative approach to school choice gets high marks from many parents and pundits. The program also raises questions about the limitations of choice in narrowing access and equity gaps.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:00 -0500When it comes to education, not all religions are created equal. Jehovah's Witnesses have the lowest rate of formal education. And that can have a detrimental effect on those who leave the religion.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:54:30 -0500Often, high School band music is composed by white men. So this school is seeking out music from women and composers of color who are writing music, but aren't being published at the same rate.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500With Secretary Betsy DeVos rolling up her sleeves and joining President Donald Trump to talk with educators and parents, Washington, D.C., is at the center of a lot of education news this week.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:03:00 -0500Here's a roundup of how new leadership could affect education.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:13:00 -0500The former pharmaceutical executive — who earned notoriety for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug — spoke to a student group Wednesday night, though about a tenth of his audience walked out.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500In an era of national attention to what's real and what isn't, we asked educators to share their strategies for helping students sort out fact from fiction.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:49:00 -0500A master's degree, especially from an elite university, can be expensive. But a several universities are trying an experiment online to see if that cost, for some degrees, can come down.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:30:04 -0500One school counselor's take on how to help teens get past the pop culture myths.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:42:00 -0500The decision was made out of caution, says the Greater Essex County District School Board, which cites uncertainty over President Trump's immigration and travel ban.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:15:00 -0500Communicating and interacting socially can be hard for some children with autism. Researchers are looking at how improv classes may help these kids do better day to day.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:41:00 -0500The controversy over President Trump's education secretary has brought new interest in seeking local office.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:49:00 -0500After much debate, Yale University announced Saturday that it's changing the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus who ardently supported slavery.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:36:38 -0500He called himself an "edutainer." His gift was bringing statistics about the world to life. Stanford mathematician Keith Devlin remembers Swedish statistician Hans Rosling, who died this week.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500Tennessee becomes the latest reason to doubt much-touted improvement in the nation's high school graduation rate.