At-Risk

5/21/2012

5/21/2012

AMID the ceaseless and cacophonous debates about how to close the achievement gap, we’ve turned away from one tool that has been shown to work: school desegregation. 

5/15/2012

5/15/2012

Of course it would take monstrous forces to drive families from their homelands.

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH) today released actionable policy recommendations focused on supporting schools in addressing health and wellness in order to improve student learning and achievement.

5/7/2012

5/7/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS is now approved by the NY State Education Dept. for identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment.

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

The federal government says a company that tutored struggling New York City students was caught cheating as it tried to score tens of millions of dollars in federal funding.

5/3/2012

Officials at the U.S. Department of Education said Iowa's attempt to get a federal education waiver lacks clarity and contains "low expectations" in some categories.

4/24/2012

4/24/2012

There is no better time for a Latino to be representing the Department of Education, now that recently released data shows Latinos are lagging behind others when it comes to getting college degrees.

4/19/2012

4/19/2012

Eight years ago, the Los Angeles Board of Education adopted an ambitious plan to have all students take college-prep classes to raise academic standards in the nation's second-largest school district.

4/17/2012

4/17/2012

After 34 years spent working in the city school system, Laura Rodriguez, the deputy chancellor for students with disabilities and English language learners, stepped down on Monday.

4/16/2012

4/16/2012

Arizona has “shut the door” on preschool programs by making funding cuts that leave a bleak educational future for the state’s children, according to a report released.

4/12/2012

4/12/2012

Arizona has “shut the door” on preschool programs by making funding cuts that leave a bleak educational future for the state’s children, according to a report released Tuesday.

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

Three Kansas school districts have received some but not all of the waivers they sought from the No Child Left Behind federal education law.

3/20/2012

3/20/2012

The last straw for 17-year-old Alton Burke was a note left on his door. The high school dropout picked up the phone and re-enrolled at South Hagerstown High.

3/20/2012

As educators, policy makers, and other leaders gathered in Washington on Monday for the Building a Grad Nation Summit, it’s no surprise that one of the first people they heard from was AT&T Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson.

3/20/2012

The number of "dropout factory" high schools in the United States is decreasing, according to a report from the Building a Grad Nation Summit being held this week in Washington.

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