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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

At a Texas private school, the investment club actually invests

Aug 27, 2013
Students at the Greenhill School in Dallas are managing a stock portfolio worth $100,000.
Posted In: Education, financial education

Colleges give largest grants to wealthiest students

Aug 21, 2013
More federal grants are going to low-income students, but colleges are giving more institutional aid to students who are better off.
Posted In: higher education, Education, Tuition, college tuition

Online courses fail the mid-term at San Jose State, but what about the final?

Jul 24, 2013
A bold experiment at the San Jose State University could change the thinking about massive open online courses.
Posted In: Education, higher education, moocs

Senate reaches tentative deal on student loans

Jul 18, 2013
The proposal would link interest rates to financial markets -- specifically the 10-year Treasury note -- and cap rates at 8.25 percent for undergraduate loans and 9.5 percent for graduate loans.
Posted In: student loan, student debt, higher education, Education

Teens come up with solutions to keep kids in school

Jun 27, 2013
High school students in New York City are tackling the problem of kids skipping school.
Posted In: School, Education

Teens face stiff competition in the search for a summer job

Jun 21, 2013
Many young people are struggling to find jobs now that school is out for summer. The usual seasonal employment is being filled by older workers so what are teenagers to do to earn income?
Posted In: Education, Jobs, Work, youth employment

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