Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/10/2012 - 12:00am
A person who compares the annual earnings of college and high school graduates would no doubt conclude that higher education is a good investment—the present value of the college earnings premium (the better part of $1 million) seemingly far outdistances college costs, yielding a high rate of return.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 11:55pm
Student performers, scientists and mathematicians at Carwise Middle School gave Gov. Rick Scott a firsthand look at how an additional $1 billion in education funding could help them achieve their dreams.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 11:21pm
The Iowa Senate passed its version of education reform, a significant step in what is becoming a legislative melee to find agreement between the governor and both parties in the final weeks before lawmakers go home.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 10:21pm
SRI International, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and the University of Maine have received a $3.5 million award from the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education to evaluate the effectiveness of an online tutoring system for mathematics homework.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 8:48pm
Just 16% of California Latinos have college degrees compared with 39% of all California adults, an education gap for Latinos that is reflected widely across the country, according to data compiled by a nonprofit research and advocacy group.