Congress rewrites No Child Left Behind

Jul 9, 2015
Annual testing may be here to stay, but states are expected to have more leeway.
Posted In: testing, civil rights, minority children, students

Career colleges face new 'gainful employment' rule

Jul 1, 2015
For-profit institutions must prove graduates earn enough to afford loan payments.
Posted In: employment, students, Education, for-profit colleges

To measure poverty, states look beyond free lunch

Jun 23, 2015
As more schools opt to feed all students, officials find other ways to rate need.
Posted In: low-income, students, school lunch

Proposed House bill slashes education funding

Jun 23, 2015
But there's little to no chance Obama will sign it into law.
Posted In: Education, funding, low-income, students

How elite students get elite jobs

May 22, 2015
Why people from exclusive or affluent backgrounds often land the most prestigious jobs.
Posted In: inequality, employment, students, college

Comparing colleges by economic value of their degrees

Apr 29, 2015
Thousands of colleges are ranked by the economic benefit of degree programs.
Posted In: college admissions, students, economic data

Addressing inequality for Black and Hispanic students

Mar 19, 2015
A report from The National Urban League paints a grim picture on education.
Posted In: National Urban League, Hispanic, minority, students, African American Unemployment, Unemployment

One cost of starting high school later in the morning

Feb 11, 2015
Hitting the snooze button has its problems.
Posted In: high school, sleep, students

Student data and school attendance

Nov 21, 2014
Schools are gathering data on kids, and as student databases grow, so does the ability of technology to predict how or what a kid might do next.
Posted In: Education, data, schools, students
School buses

School transportation cuts still affect families

Aug 21, 2014
Some districts that cut bus service during the recession haven't brought it back.
Posted In: Philadelphia, high school, students, public transportation