College & Career

9/14/2012

9/14/2012

Wisconsin would pay for all public high school juniors to take the ACT college admissions test starting in two years as part of a $7 million budget initiative State Superintendent Tony Evers announced Wednesday.

9/4/2012

9/4/2012

The Green Bay School District hopes to become the second in Wisconsin to offer the college-prep International Baccalaureate program from kindergarten through 12th grade.

8/20/2012

8/20/2012

A great teacher can have a huge effect on a child's life. So, unfortunately, can a bad teacher. But in education, job performance has virtually nothing to do with opportunities for advancement.

8/20/2012

The Capital City is home to one of the worst high school dropout rates in Michigan, but a potential charter school could help remedy that.

8/20/2012

Florida Virtual School (FLVS®) and Mawi Learning have come together to offer Leadership Skills Development, a cutting-edge, two-semester course that will dramatically improve the opportunity students of all backgrounds have to succeed in high school, college and life.

8/13/2012

8/13/2012

If our kids learned as much in school as Canadian kids do, we'd increase our gross domestic product by about $50 trillion over the next 80 years, estimates Eric Hanushek of the Hoover Institution.

8/9/2012

8/9/2012

Kentucky's public high school graduation rates are up slightly.

8/8/2012

8/8/2012

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said financial education and planning boost the economy and that students who learn those skills are likely to save more later in life and better weather market turbulence.

8/8/2012

Florida Virtual School and Mawi Learning have come together to offer Leadership Skills Development, a cutting-­edge, two-­semester course that will dramatically improve the opportunity students of all backgrounds have to succeed in high school, college and life.

8/3/2012

8/1/2012

8/1/2012

The New Hampshire Department of Education says there's been a 6 percent increase in the past decade of students choosing to continue their studies immediately following graduation from high school.

7/26/2012

7/26/2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they'll owe.

7/25/2012

7/25/2012

The Department of Education has released a new tool it says will help consumers understand the costs of higher education before making the choice of whether, and where, to enroll.

7/23/2012

7/23/2012

Caught in a maze of federal student aid issues? Need help? The United States Department of Education announced on July 20th, 2012, the launch of a fresh, streamlined website and several, social media tools, all designed to make it easier for students and families to navigate the financial aid process and make informed decisions about paying for college.

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.

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