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Adjunct faculty demonstrate for better conditions

Feb 25, 2015
National Adjunct Walkout Day represents growing segment of the college workforce.
Posted In: Education, adjunct professor, college, faculty
A discovery preschool teacher reads to her class in September 2014 at the Middletown KinderCare center in New Jersey.

Opening economic doors with early childhood education

Feb 13, 2015
Can a good preschool education lead to higher wages?
Posted In: Education, mobility, economic mobility, wages, preschool, early childhood education
A teacher at work in her third-grade class in Chicago.

British publisher cashes in on American education

Feb 10, 2015
Pearson makes money, even without results, off America's obsession with academics.
Posted In: Education, standardized tests, textbooks

A move to simplify the FAFSA

Jan 28, 2015
Lawmakers want to knock the 108-question student aid form down to two questions.
Posted In: Education, fafsa, Student aid, financial aid, colleges
Students study at Massasoit Community College.

Can community colleges cope with being free?

Jan 20, 2015
Schools could be overwhelmed by the President's plan to make tuition free.
Posted In: community college, Education, State of the Union

Poor children, a new majority in public schools

Jan 16, 2015
More than half of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, report says.
Posted In: Education, child poverty, poverty
Students at a Pittsburgh preschool.

A D+ for early education

Jan 9, 2015
Less than half of preschool-age kids attend, says Education Week's annual report on education
Posted In: preschool, Education, kindergarten
Students in a third-grade class in Chicago.

Backlash over standardized testing expected to continue

Dec 29, 2014
Marketplace correspondent Amy Scott talks about what will make education news in 2015.
Posted In: common core, Education, 2015, standardized tests

Teachers' needs drive a growing online marketplace

Dec 12, 2014
Teachers spend their own money on supplies, but now they're buying from each other
Posted In: Education, teaching, Etsy
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the Summit on College Opportunity at the Ronald Reagan Building December 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Colleges pledge to graduate more low-income students

Dec 4, 2014
Hundreds of college presidents and other education leaders share ideas at the second White House College Opportunity Day of Action.
Posted In: college, Education, low income

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