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.
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.