Apr 29, 2013 Ever since New York City banned electronic devices in public schools, a cottage industry has emerged: Charging kids a dollar a day to hold their phones during class.
Apr 26, 2013 A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows that social media and the Internet are not helping much to get poorer people engaged in civic life.
Apr 23, 2013 As for-profit colleges learn to survive with fewer students, the rise of free online courses raises new questions.
Apr 22, 2013 Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman is spearheading a $300 million scholarship fund for top students from the U.S., Europe, and Latin America to spend a year in China. With philanthropy, comes influence.
Apr 15, 2013 EdX, a Harvard-MIT project, will offer essay grading software to colleges free of charge. You might imagine that teachers and professors would embrace the labor saving. But, not all do.
Apr 10, 2013 School lunch programs with stricter nutrition standards may be helping to reduce obesity in children, especially those who receive free or reduced lunches.
Apr 8, 2013 Given the dismal outlook of State budgets across the country, public universities will have to find a way to compete for talent with fewer resources than their private counterparts.
Apr 5, 2013 EdX is launching a new free online service that grades papers and provides instant feedback on student essays.
Apr 4, 2013 The Government Accountability Office is releasing a new report on the so-called 'political intelligence' industry -- a growing arm of investment research.
Apr 4, 2013 Most of the $100 million donation has been spent on brokering a new teachers contract that creates performance-based pay and opening new schools.