Academic competition pressures families to enroll children in tutoring courses. But some parents are resisting.
Screenwriter Katie Silberman says there aren’t enough buddy comedies out there that center around female friends.
What it's like to try to graduate high school without easy internet access.
"Papa can you hear me? No? Is this thing on?"
A study out from Johns Hopkins University tells us that at 84 percent, high school graduation rates are officially at an all-time high. That’s good news right? Maybe not, because increasing numbers of those high school grads arrive at college needing remedial courses. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Students form "companies" and test drive careers as part of the Virtual Enterprise program.
This week in Baltimore, the school board approved a new plan to fund city schools based on poverty rates. Previously, funds were distributed based on test scores, with schools getting extra money for advanced students as well as for low-performing students who might need more services. The new plan aims to address the ways that […]
Today there are almost four times as many students taking college courses under the age of 18 compared to 20 years ago.
Across the country, public school leaders are always brainstorming, trying to come up with big — and sometimes flashy — ideas to help push more kids to the finish line. The latest one comes from Chicago Public Schools. It said that starting in 2020, high school seniors have to show proof that they’ve got a […]