At-Risk

3/20/2012

3/20/2012

There are profound and positive changes taking place among Latinos in America today. We represent the fastest-growing and largest minority population in the country. Over the past decade the number of Latinos has increased nearly 50 percent in the United States with one in every four children in America being Latino.

3/14/2012

3/14/2012

Recent articles and editorials touched on some of the relationship between school hours and suspension rates and teenagers' biological clocks and the benefits of keeping kids in school. But they omitted any discussion of how high school students should be spending their afternoons.

3/5/2012

3/5/2012

The Davenport Community School District is using Facebook to connect with students that have dropped out or are thinking about dropping out.

2/29/2012

2/29/2012

The state Board of Education on Tuesday approved plans to revamp the school grading formula - but made significant changes to the original proposal, which had unleashed a barrage of criticism from parents, teachers, superintendents and business leaders.

2/21/2012

2/21/2012

Cerebellum Corporation has launched the Kelso’s Choice Refer-a-Friend program to help encourage awareness of the importance of teaching students conflict management skills.

2/16/2012

2/16/2012

A U.S. survey reveals that in states that don't require driver's education before getting a license, about one-third of students skip driver's ed classes and more than half fail to undergo any formal behind-the-wheel training.

2/9/2012

2/9/2012

Before the sun rises most days, Dwight D. Jones is at the office. Since becoming superintendent of the Clark County School District (CCSD) in Nevada last December, 4:30 a.m. arrivals are common.

2/9/2012

Those with the power to vote players into the Baseball Hall of Fame have been wary of potentially tarnishing the institution with inductees linked to performance-enhancing drugs.

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

The Mercer County school district has three years to improve the way it identifies and educates those learning English as a second language under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

2/2/2012

In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not do enough to ensure schools would be held accountable for the performance of all students.

1/26/2012

1/26/2012

Surrounded by the white-clad students of her all-girls academy, Oprah Winfrey is glowing with pride.

1/23/2012

1/23/2012

Raymondville’s graduation rate has climbed from 68% in 2009 to 84% currently, while the annual dropout rate has plummeted to 1.7%, down from 8% in 2008-2009 with the help of SureScore.

1/19/2012

1/19/2012

Next year, students at Irondale High School will have more chances at earning free credit toward a two-year college degree as part of a program that has caught the eye of President Barack Obama's education chief.

12/22/2011

12/22/2011

School districts across the country often spend less on instruction for low-income and minority students, and it’s one of the main reasons the United States no longer leads the world in education, as it did 40 years ago.

12/21/2011

12/21/2011

As states revamp their early childhood education to grab a slice of federal education dollars, some education experts are urging policymakers to look outside the classroom to improve educational opportunites for the country's youngsters.

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