Philadelphia’s housing authority bought a high school. It hopes the institution can help reverse the fortunes of one of the city’s poorest areas.
Colleges that allow their students to also start businesses give them a boost
In New England, a high school finds success combining college-ready classes with career training
A college scholarship meant to help low-income, black students now serves mostly white, middle-class kids
Not TOPS anymore? Louisiana may cut scholarship program that used to be a national model
A charter network tests a model of schooling that lets youngsters reinvent themselves through exploration
High schools in New Orleans try a new way to keep at-risk kids from dropping out
Districts are paying more attention to “chronic absenteeism” in their efforts to improve student learning
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Louisiana reverses course on its strict policy to hold back students who fail standardized tests. Instead, it will add supports to help them pass.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle hopes new approach will produce more skilled workers for a struggling region
Many former special education students struggle to find good-paying jobs, and high schools are partly to blame