Top 10 kids' education apps that don't suck

Dec 21, 2012
Common Sense Media reviews educational apps for kids and shared these 10 recommendations.
Posted In: apps, Education, kids

Educators question 'educational' kids' DVDs

Dec 21, 2012
Fancy educational toys don't give rich kids an advantage over poor kids when it comes to brain development.
Posted In: toys, baby DVD, brain development, Education, apps

NRA calls for armed guards in every school

Dec 21, 2012
The executive director of the National Rifle Association proposes having "good guys with guns" protect school children from "bad guys with guns."
Posted In: guns, Education, safety

Michigan residents seek new path to the middle class

Dec 19, 2012
Community college replaces unionized auto factories as landmarks of economic mobility in Flint, Mich.
Posted In: Michigan, right to work, unions, auto industry, Flint, Education, community colleges, low-wage work

Oyler School gets a makeover

Dec 6, 2012
Fixing up a deteriorating school can make a big difference for students and teachers.
Posted In: Oyler School, Education

Schools try longer days, academic years

Dec 3, 2012
The program is an effort to give low-income students access to after-school-type activities.
Posted In: teachers, Education

Cleveland area tries to create a college-going culture

Nov 30, 2012
Ohio's Cuyahoga County will start a college savings account for every kindergartener.
Posted In: cleveland, college, college savings, Education

College grapples with value of arts education in tough times

Nov 23, 2012
Baltimore art school looks to reduce costs as applications fall.
Posted In: Maryland, Arts, Education, college, Food trucks
Advocates say new, online programs offered by prestigious universities will revolutionize higher education both in cyberspace and traditional classrooms.

More prestigious colleges offer courses online

Nov 22, 2012
Advocates say new, online programs will revolutionize higher education both in cyberspace and in the face-to-face classroom. But they may also be a threat to America's less-prestigious colleges and universities.
Posted In: Education, online education

Education groups lobby hard against 'fiscal cliff'

Nov 20, 2012
Education lobbyists make up the lion's share of groups pushing to avert the 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Education, lobbyist