achievement gap

New study shows more degrees earned at colleges and universities that serve minorities

The official federal graduation rates for colleges and universities that serve large numbers of black, Latino and Asian students significantly underestimate how many of their students are earning degrees, according…

Buffalo shows turnaround of urban schools is possible, but it takes a lot more than just money

Black and Latino students have seen the most dramatic improvements, significantly narrowing the graduation gap with their white peers

Teachers at Piedmont Elementary School use iPads each morning with the school’s youngest students to check student emotions before beginning class work. (Photo by Jackie Mader)

Learning is social and emotional; our classrooms should be too

Accountability should not equal punishment

I got to choose private schools, but will vouchers really help other kids make it?

One of the first cities to embrace private school vouchers thinks not

PODCAST: How will Trump’s budget proposal impact food access for kids?

Cuts to programs that serve kids have families, educators concerned

Many schools could beam the internet into students’ homes — if the bandwidth hadn’t already been sold to businesses

Frequencies long ago set aside for education—but since gobbled up by business—could help close the “homework gap.”

Mississippi’s homeless students struggle, with little help from schools

Funds for federal homeless program in short supply, hard to obtain

Support
Our
Mission

Hi. Thanks to your support, we provide the best education coverage in the country.

Donate

New study reveals cities where low-income students are doing best

When it comes to educating students from urban low-income families, according to a new study, one state leads the pack. And it’s one you might not expect. Texas cities were…

High school seniors reveal choices in joyous ‘signing day’ ceremony

College-bound students at Match High School set money woes aside and become heroes, just for a day

How does Mississippi really compare when it comes to graduation rates?

New report highlights strong points, challenges in getting all kids to graduation

Prev
1
of
4
Next