Part 5 of the Monitor's One Caring Person project on the power of mentoring to transform young people's lives.
Jamesha Caldwell, a senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Baltimore City College high school, offers one example why 'students' shouldn't be lumped as one interchangeable category.
Three key areas need progress, King said at a Monitor breakfast Wednesday: equity; elevating the teaching profession; and access, affordability, and graduation rates in college.
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke with the Monitor about mentoring, the effects of violence and poverty on childhood, and why the US doesn't seem to value its children as much as other countries.
The Christian Science Monitor is launching a new EqualEd section, focused on inequality inside and outside the classroom. Today, we kick off with Part 1 of our One Caring Person project on the power of mentoring to transform young people's lives.
Connecticut offers free mental health services to all preschool programs that request them. As concerns grow about suspensions of young children, the approach greatly reduces troubling behaviors, a new study finds.
Nationally, 13 percent of students – about 6.5 million – miss more than 15 days of school each year. First-ever national data show that just 4 percent of school districts account for half of chronically absent students.
How music, dance, and painting helped revive a struggling school in Bridgeport, Conn. – and how it could show others the way.
A college degree is one of the best tickets for climbing the economic ladder. Yet at many schools, low-income students graduate at a rate much lower than that of their wealthier peers. Here are a few colleges and universities where low-income students attend in large numbers and reach the finish line just as often as everybody else.