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.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 4:32pm
Several high schools in northeast Indiana were recognized by the Indiana Department of Education for having high non-waiver graduation rates or dramatically increasing the number of students graduating without waivers in the 2010-2011 school year.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 12/11/2011 - 6:33pm
Three months into a federal grant program designed to improve some of the country’s lowest-performing schools, New York City’s Education Department has instead moved to close two troubled high schools and replace them with new schools.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 11/27/2011 - 11:43am
In a distressed neighborhood north of Miami's gleaming downtown, a group of enthusiastic but inexperienced instructors from Teach for America is trying to make progress where more veteran teachers have had difficulty: raising students' reading and math scores.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 10/31/2011 - 3:50pm
Despite its academic struggles, North Chicago Community High School could count on at least one piece of good news: Students were getting their diplomas. The school reported a 90.3 percent graduation rate in 2010.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 2:44pm
Debate over the No Child Left Behind revision continues on the Senate floor as lawmakers attempt to find middle ground on how the education law should be changed, and how it can best serve students and teachers while improving the American education system.