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Personal finance in schools

Oct 18, 2013
Why personal finance classes are not mandated in high schools
Posted In: Education, financial planning, Personal Finance

Colleges admissions are moving away from standardized tests

Oct 17, 2013
Colleges are changing the admissions formula. Goodbye SATs?
Posted In: college admissions, standardized tests, Education

Forget high stakes testing, what about high stakes attendance?

Oct 1, 2013
Schools in about a dozen states do their annual census of students. At stake is government funding.
Posted In: Education, technology, incentives, government funding

U.S. companies defend the Common Core

Sep 18, 2013
Businesses rally behind a controversial new set of math and literacy standards, which they view as crucial to preparing an educated workforce.
Posted In: Education, common core, ExxonMobil, Intel

When you're the first to go to college

Sep 16, 2013
Last spring, Raven Gribbins was the first in her family to graduate from high school. Now she begins the next chapter -- as a college student.
Posted In: Oyler School, Education

Measuring the employment rates of for-profit grads

Sep 9, 2013
Negotiators are back at the table, after a federal judge vacated new regulations for career training programs last summer.
Posted In: for profit colleges, Education, gainful employment

Tech-savvy teachers push schools to new teaching apps

Sep 6, 2013
A handful of big publishers win school district contracts again and again. But the latest generation of teachers is forcing districts to rethink business as usual.
Posted In: Education, apps, technology, schools

Mexican lawmakers pass package of changes to schools

Sep 5, 2013
The Mexican Senate passes education reform as teachers continue to protest in the country.
Posted In: Mexico, Education

25 totally bizarre scholarships you can apply for

Aug 30, 2013
With education costs moving higher and higher, perhaps it's time to start applying for scholarships. You just might qualify for some of the more unique ones out there.
Posted In: scholarships, Education

More teachers pay to stock the classroom supply closet

Aug 28, 2013
One lesson virtually all teachers have learned: if you want your classroom up to snuff, you're going to have to spend your own money.
Posted In: back to school, Education, teachers

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