Textbooks are rare. So are traditional grades. Students progress at their own pace. See how one New Hampshire school is retooling education.
A consortium of more than 100 of America's best preparatory schools think a competency-based transcript can relieve the pressure on students. And education reformers say the clout of this group could be strong enough to bring about this change nationwide.
Low-income kids start school with far fewer words than affluent peers. Communities are trying a simple idea to bridge the word gap: teach parents to talk with their babies.
A new study shows that community college students who attend school full-time for a semester are more likely to graduate – and engage positively at school – than those who do not.