At-Risk

7/26/2012

7/26/2012

President Barack Obama is creating a new office to bolster education of African-American students.

7/25/2012

7/25/2012

Educating children starting at an early age increases their opportunities and benefits the larger economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a video prepared to be shown Tuesday.

7/23/2012

7/23/2012

When it comes to the number of students who graduate from its public high schools, Texas is not accustomed to being called a success.

7/12/2012

7/12/2012

South Carolina schools superintendent Mick Zais on Wednesday proposed creating a new statewide district for failing schools, saying current options under state law for helping such schools have proved unsuccessful or ineffective.

6/26/2012

6/26/2012

Gov. John Kasich signed the 3,500-page Senate Bill 316 and defended a key provision that for some youngsters increases the pressure to read on grade level by the end of third grade.

6/26/2012

The apocalyptic state of public education is shoving our high school dropouts onto a pathway to the penitentiary. The latest proof comes in recent reports about how Highland Park may resort to a charter system to keep its doors open in September.

6/13/2012

6/13/2012

Long concerned by what they say is an alarming rate of suspensions and expulsions in Michigan schools, members of the state Board of Education are set to act today on a resolution that would call on schools to rethink their zero-tolerance policies.

6/8/2012

6/8/2012

A beleaguered tutoring program for students in struggling schools won’t be back next school year.

6/7/2012

6/7/2012

A veteran superintendent who has led turnaround efforts in four large U.S. districts has started a new venture that he expects will broaden his reach.

5/31/2012

5/31/2012

A year ago, Berkeley school Superintendent Bill Huyett, with the school board's blessing, took about $250,000 out of the district's bank account and placed a bet.

5/31/2012

Some major cities have departed from tradition and hired people who have never been educators as school superintendents, on the theory that their managerial skills will whip public school systems into shape.

5/31/2012

In the 1990s, the term “digital divide” emerged to describe technology’s haves and have-nots. It inspired many efforts to get the latest computing tools into the hands of all Americans, particularly low-income families.

5/31/2012

A coalition of business leaders says Michigan’s economic future depends on preschool accessibility for children at risk.

5/25/2012

5/25/2012

Access to the highly respected developmental screening tool Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition, published by Brookes Publishing Co., is now available through Easter Seals with the generous support of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust.

5/22/2012

5/22/2012

Education is a good predictor of which areas continue to have high unemployment rates.

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