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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:45:00 -0400Howard, the historically black university in Washington, D.C., is sending computer science students to study at Google's headquarters in California, as part of an effort called Howard West.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:55:00 -0400A privately funded program provides higher education to about 300 students in New York state prisons. Graduates are less likely to get in legal trouble after prison but getting hired is a challenge.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:49:00 -0400Tressie McMillan Cottom worked in enrollment at two for-profit colleges, but quit because she felt uncomfortable selling students an education they couldn't afford. Her new book is Lower Ed.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:27:00 -0400'Open Education' was a big idea half a century ago. Kids were supposed to move around, learning in groups or exploring on their own. But, within a few years, the movement faded. So, what happened?
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400The state attorney general has raised constitutional questions about a public school's move to establish a room to accommodate all students and their religions. The debate has embroiled the community.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400The historically black university in Washington, D.C., is sending computer science students to study at Google's headquarters in California, as part of an effort called Howard West.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:03:00 -0400Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:19:00 -0400Fort Wayne, Ind., is home to one of the largest Burmese refugee populations in the U.S. One public high school there is helping them meet high expectations.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400Plus a bill for "Dreamers" and a former for-profit college lobbyist leaves the Education Department.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:54:00 -0400When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows. The younger they experienced hunger, the stronger the effect.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:15 -0400A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:04:00 -0400In a case involving a Colorado school district, the high court finds that schools must ensure students make more than minimal progress.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:34:14 -0400A new survey shows widespread misconceptions and unfounded confidence about learning.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:09:00 -0400Elementary school teacher Ron Morris of Riverside, California goes a step beyond to understand his students' backgrounds. It's one way Morris incorporates the culture of his students in the classroom.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:25:00 -0400In a bid to "decolonize the curriculum," Boston Public Schools has swapped into some classrooms the Peters projection — a map meant to more accurately portray continent sizes.