The push to keep Latino students on track for college seems to be paying off. The college enrollment rate for Hispanics is up 20 percent since 2000, narrowing the 'education gap.'
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Dr. Ben Carson had been scheduled to be the speaker at the diploma ceremonies for two Johns Hopkins schools, but comments he made about gay marriage brought complaints from students.
President Obama's budget proposal gives the Education Department $71.2 billion in discretionary spending for fiscal year 2014. Preschool for All would be funded by a tax hike on cigarettes.
Friday's resignation of Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti is the fourth departure since a video surfaced of basketball coach Mike Rice meting out verbal and physical to student players. Some expect a broad ripple effect, as colleges beef up sports oversight.
The reaction to video footage of the tirades by Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice suggests that the public is no longer willing to give coaches broad leeway when they turn to abusive tactics.
Some educators say the Atlanta cheating scandal is a warning sign of the dangers and perverse incentives that can result from a policy that stakes so much on standardized testing results.
In one tough high school in Oakland, Calif., a restorative justice program has cut suspensions in half in just a year.
Rocketing school suspensions may feed the school-to-prison pipeline – and even violate civil rights.
President Obama and members of Congress aim to make preschool more widely available. Two new studies on preschool programs evaluate academic gains – and offer clues about what it takes to boost student progress.
Indiana's school voucher program, which extends to middle-income families, does not 'directly benefit religious schools,' the state Supreme Court chief justice writes.
Citing a budget deficit and declining enrollment, Chicago proposed Thursday that 61 public schools be closed. Teachers and parents warn that the poorest students will be affected the most.