Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 6:21pm
The apocalyptic state of public education is shoving our high school dropouts onto a pathway to the penitentiary. The latest proof comes in recent reports about how Highland Park may resort to a charter system to keep its doors open in September.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 5:55pm
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….
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:02am
District officials had mixed reactions to the release of graduation rates for each New Jersey district and public high school Tuesday. The figures use a revamped formula that has clipped back previously reported rates.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 11:53pm
The National Archives released for the first time yesterday individual records from the 1940 Census – unleashing an online treasure trove of 3.8 million pages eagerly awaited by genealogists and researchers.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 3:12pm
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.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:50pm
At 15, Terri-Ann Zweeres is getting a glimpse of what it takes to go to college. While other teens are in study hall, she and about 14 other Bellows Free Academy High School students take a class every three days at Community College of Vermont called introduction to college studies that’s intended to prepare them to go on to higher education.