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Find the AP participation rate at your high school

Apr 28, 2015
Compare, by race, the percentage of students enrolled in your high school with the percentage enrolled in at least one an AP class.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
Education leaders plan to commit $100 million to identify and enroll more low-income and minority students in advanced high school classes.

Spending $100 million to break down AP class barriers

Apr 28, 2015
Minority and low-income students are often overlooked for the toughest classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
Everest College is one of the college systems owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc.

What Corinthian Colleges' failure means at for-profits

Apr 27, 2015
Corinthian Colleges Inc. says it will close its remaining campuses.
Posted In: Corinthian Colleges, lawsuit, for-profit colleges, employment
A representation of an online class featuring students and faculty in a face-to-face setting.

Ivy League schools key into online courses

Apr 17, 2015
Accreditors deny Yale University's plan to offer a master's degree program online.
Posted In: online degrees, Yale University, physician assistant, MOOC
The Los Angeles Unified School District is facing hurdles on its path to introduce technology into the classroom.

Confusion over computers in the classroom

Apr 16, 2015
LAUSD wants its money back for iPads loaded with Pearson software that is sub-par.
Posted In: apple, classrooms, software, LAUSD, ipads, blended learning, education technology, edtech

School lunch's food fight

Apr 15, 2015
Critics say rules on nutritional content make the meals unappealing and costly.
Posted In: school lunch, school lunches, school nutrition, nutrition, Education

Florida takes steps to limit standardized testing

Apr 10, 2015
A new bill would cap the hours students spend taking state and district exams.
Posted In: standardized tests, common core, Florida, testing, education law
Left, WGBH reporter Kirk Carapezza interviews elementary school students in Essen, Germany.

Learning how the Germans learn

Apr 9, 2015
Behind the scenes of WGBH's series on the German higher-education system.
Posted In: Germany, german college, German economy, higher education, german schools, college costs, student loans, student debt, Reporter's Notebook

Harvard's business women push

Apr 9, 2015
Harvard Business School is trying to attract the underrepresented group.
Posted In: harvard, business school, women
Students in the fourth grade at an elementary school in Essen, Germany. Next year the students will get sorted into one of three educational tracks.

Stopping German students in their tracks?

Apr 8, 2015
Germany's controversial sorting system determines early on who goes to college.
Posted In: Germany, German economy, german college, german schools, higher education, vocational training, skilled labor

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