Guidance

9/27/2013

9/27/2013
State schools superintendent Tommy Bice said he will be recommending that the Alabama State Department of Education take “an active role” in Montgomery Public Schools, an action Bice said goes beyond a monitor that the Montgomery school board requested on Tuesday.

5/29/2013

5/29/2013
While the numbers of transgender students are relatively small, increasingly, schools are having to figure out how to accommodate them, some more successfully than others.

4/1/2013

4/1/2013
More reports of rape and bullying, including at Torrington High School in Connecticut and Southern Columbia Area High School in Pennsylvania, show that the rape culture starts at a young age.

3/25/2013

3/25/2013
Lack of district leadership continues to impede progress on bringing high school guidance programs to 'comparability.'

2/20/2013

2/20/2013
These days, it seems like our leaders in Washington have trouble finding common ground.

1/11/2013

1/11/2013
Quality education is without a doubt one of the necessary foundations for a thriving community. Excellent schools create excellent graduates, and that creates a pool of potential employees that can help attract business.

1/9/2013

1/9/2013
Now that some time has passed since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., perhaps it is time to reflect on what actions our schools might look forward to in 2013 and beyond.

7/16/2012

7/16/2012

John Jay High School Director of Guidance Christopher Griffin is leaving his position after four years to become the assistant principal at Scarsdale High School, the Katonah Lewisboro School District announced Thursday.

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

It would appear that when students don't attend school, they don't get educated in ways that are productive for them in particular, and society at large.

5/22/2012

5/22/2012

In his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, Richard Hofstadter characterized writing on education in the United States as a literature of acid criticism and bitter complaint….

4/26/2012

4/26/2012

Tom Zhou arrived from Beijing three years ago to attend Chinese Christian High School here. The 17-year-old is graduating in June and is set to attend the University of California, Los Angeles in the fall.

4/12/2012

4/12/2012

The heads of the nation's two largest teachers' unions stressed Tuesday night the need for government leaders to continue to focus on bullying prevention in an era of school funding shortages.

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

The global economy demands globally educated workers and citizens. About 1,300 schools in the United States—and a total of about 3,200 in 141 countries worldwide—have turned to the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum as their ticket to educating students who are worldly-wise.

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

Colleges and universities have historically obscured their tuition costs in a way that makes comparative shopping virtually impossible. And far too little information is available on graduation rates and loan default rates to help students choose wisely.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

Violent crime at the nation's schools is declining, and students and schools are reporting less bullying and gang activity. But new government data reports an increase in cyber bullying and youth suicides.

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