Common Core — the new set of national education standards in math and English language arts — will take effect in most states next year. […]
Education has been a critical topic for Michel Martin at NPR’s Tell Me More, and we are eager to again tackle the topic of learning […]
The interest rate on government-backed student loans is going to jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent Monday. Republicans, Democrats and the Obama administration could […]
HOST: Out-of-school suspensions are on the rise across the country. A troubling statistic when you consider being suspended just once ups a student’s chances of […]
Legislative battles are being fought all over the country over whether or not to let home-schooled students play on public high school teams. Roughly half […]
The U.S. spends more than $7 billion a year preparing classroom teachers, but teachers are not coming out of the nation’s colleges of education ready, […]
The sole online-only public school in Massachusetts, based in Greenfield, is moving forward with a plan to convert to a charter-like, independent structure later this summer.
The effectiveness of school suspensions is up for debate. California is the most recent battleground, but a pattern of uneven application and negative outcomes is […]