Dana Eckman, who directs Nashville's pre-K program, says she sees the Vanderbilt University study as a chance to improve instruction

Study questions value of Tennessee preschool program

Oct 7, 2015
Old-school academics could explain lagging students. Critics say report is flawed.
Posted In: Education, education costs, preschool, preschool funding

Report finds 'staggering' inequities in urban schools

Oct 7, 2015
First citywide look at schools paints bleak picture.
Posted In: Education, schools, cities

If higher ed institutions change names, there's a cost

Oct 6, 2015
The price tag includes campus signs and logos, and sometimes alumni loyalty.
Posted In: higher education, college, name recognition

Pennsylvania's budget battle is hurting school funding

Oct 2, 2015
Some local schools are taking out loans to make ends meet.
Posted In: schools, funding, budgets

More in U.S. apply to business school

Oct 2, 2015
The decision to pursue an MBA involves many considerations.
Posted In: Education, business school, Jobs, MBA
A view of the Harvard University Campus. Harvard and dozens of other institutions have created their own application platform called the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success.

Group of colleges creates its own admissions app

Sep 29, 2015
The group says its aim is to make colleges more affordable.
Posted In: colleges, applications, college admissions

Schools prepare for government shutdown no matter what

Sep 29, 2015
This shut down may be avoided, but another one looms in just a few months.
Posted In: government shutdown, Education, head start

Colleges compare tactics for cutting down drinking

Sep 23, 2015
The government has pooled research into a sort of cost-benefit analysis for schools.
Posted In: college, drinking, alcohol
Dale Russakoff's "The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?" explores the flaws in one group's plans to reform education in New Jersey. 

What happens when big philanthropy efforts fail?

Sep 22, 2015
A new book explores the flaws in Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark schools.
Posted In: Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Christie, Corey Booker, Oprah Winfrey, education funding, Education

For-profit schools see a rise in student loan default

Sep 18, 2015
A Brookings study uses U.S. Treasury data to see where the debt is coming from.
Posted In: for-profit colleges, student debt
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