Topic: American Institutes for Research
Five states are participating in a pilot project designed to recast and improve education in low-income communities by leveraging a longer school day or year in innovative ways.
For-profit colleges leave students with too much debt, some in Washington are saying. Even though graduates of for-profit colleges might have huge loans to repay, they are a good deal for taxpayers, a recent study says.
06/01/2011 03:56 pm
Bachelor's degrees from research universities are the costliest to taxpayers, a new study finds, while degrees from the most selective not-for-profit schools give back the most.
05/25/2011 06:11 pm
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
06/02/2010 12:16 pm
New funding will increase the number of science, technology, engineering, and math teachers. The goal is to improve US students' mediocre ranking in math and science performance.
01/06/2010 04:50 pm
About a quarter of the new money is aimed at low-income pupils, to help with the achievement gap.
02/05/2009 12:00 am