Mar 8, 2013 The best-known high school equivalency test, the GED, is getting its biggest makeover in decades. It’s also facing increased competition.
Mar 8, 2013 Last night, the city of Philadelphia approved efforts to close 23 public schools, about 10 percent of the city’s total, because they are underused and the city says they costs too much to keep up. The closures are part of a national trend brought on by more kids going to private and charter schools and public budget cuts.
Feb 28, 2013 A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 27, 2013 Apple has agreed to pay some $100 million to settle charges it improperly charged children for iTunes purchases. The payment: mostly iTunes gift cards.
Feb 15, 2013 Campus Progress wants students to be able to take advantage of low interest rates available for mortgages and car loans.
Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.
Feb 13, 2013 Spending on infrastructure and education can help fuel future growth.
Feb 13, 2013 What are President Obama's plans for universal pre-school access, high-school funding, and higher education?
Feb 13, 2013 Netflix hopes new animated series will tap into the lucrative market for children's shows...and merchandizing.
Feb 12, 2013 Perhaps every successful politician promises employment. But looking back at the president's first term, where have the jobs actually come from?