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President Obama's federal budget seeks to recast fundamental parts of George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind education reform. But Congress could put up stiff resistance.
President Obama on Tuesday proposed extending his Race to the Top education reform program another year. But some teacher's unions and school districts are fighting the reforms.
Despite a host of reform efforts, only half of low-income and minority students in US high schools graduate. Some programs are trying to change that.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an education reform bill Thursday that lets California vie for federal 'Race to the Top' grants. The reforms, opposed by teachers' unions, would let parents force changes in failing schools.
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.
States are scrambling to pass education reforms to be eligible for the Obama administration's $4.35 billion in Race to the Top grants. California was set to confirm far-reaching reforms Tuesday.
College dropouts said that they needed to go to work and school at the same time, according to a new report from Public Agenda and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
A total of $100 billion in stimulus money has started going to education. A new study by the Center on Education Policy looks at the education reforms that some states are now embracing.
President Obama wants to offer states some $1 billion a year to help them improve preschool and early education programs for at-risk children.
Schools are mostly finding noncontroversial ways to bring Veterans Day into the classroom. For some students, this is the first time they've ever met a vet.
The report card aims to highlight the sorts of innovations in education – such as an extended school day – that lead to better schools.
A new study looked at student performance in all 50 states since 2002, when No Child Left Behind Act took effect. The focus: achievement gaps for minority and low-income students.
The education of doctors puts new focus on patients' cultural diversity and serving communities in need.
Cheap and rugged, the device takes a gaming approach to elementary reading and math.
Funds trickle out, leaving many state and local education budgets in flux.
A supportive culture on campus is key, but some schools rely too heavily on security technology.
It recruits top-flight candidates from universities and consists of an intense five weeks of training. Afterward, graduates commit to teaching two years in urban classrooms.
A study looks at the effectiveness of teachers in the New York City schools who came from different training programs.
Some policymakers say the focus needs to be on improving traditional education schools, while others are advocates of so-called alternative models, which can speed up entry into the profession.
Education trends from other nations are gaining cachet as political and educational leaders strive to bring American schools in line with the demands of the 21st-century global economy.
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