Apr 5, 2013
EdX is launching a new free online service that grades papers and provides instant feedback on student essays.
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.
Apr 2, 2013
Key figures in the Atlanta school cheating scandal admit to the practice, but did we learn anything about incentives?
Apr 1, 2013
April 1 is the deadline for most colleges and universities to let applicants know whether they've been accepted -- or not. Already, families have spent thousands on the process.
Mar 25, 2013
The private college 529 plan allows parents to prepay tuition at today's rates at some universities. The only hitch? Their kid has to get in.
Mar 13, 2013
Legislation introduced in the California Senate today could require the state’s public colleges and universities to award credit for faculty-approved online courses taken by students unable to register for oversubscribed classes on campus. This could be a boon for businesses offering the classes and ultimately change the business model of higher education.
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.