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Assessments can support, not just measure, student learning

Designed properly, tests can build student skills and offer the feedback they need

TEACHER VOICE: Will students fail if teachers can’t make a living wage?

The financial burdens that force talented people out of the field

Angel Carter, a senior at Tulane University, leads the Green Wave Ambassadors, the tour guide group for the admissions office.

America’s colleges struggle to envision the future of diversity on campus

America’s colleges struggle to define, let alone achieve, diverse campuses in today’s identity-centric and socioeconomically divided climate

Adley Nyakora, a freshman at Minnesota State University, Mankato, plays Operation, while Cornelius Bright, Elijah Calderon-Pitchford, Aburrahman Guantai, and Jordan Headley look on.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

Unless more residents get to and through college, the state won’t be able to fill jobs that require higher education

The Capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi. Jackson Public Schools entered into an agreement with a private foundation, the City of Jackson, and the Governor’s office to improve its schools.

What have Mississippi legislators proposed for education in the first few days of the legislative session?

Teacher qualification exemptions and state funding for school safety already proposed

Students are supposed to read The Scarlet Letter, not wear it

Shaming students is keeping schools from teaching them

Five years after Common Core, a mysterious spike in failure rate among NY high school students

Potential signs of long-lasting problems for low-achieving students

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A registered nurse speaks with a new mother before her discharge from Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. The proportion of nurses with bachelor’s degrees is up from 44 percent to 57 percent since 2004, but still far short of the goal of reaching 80 percent by next year set by the Institute of Medicine to deal with the increasing complexity of healthcare.

10 years later, goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

Budget cuts, high tuition, public disillusion have slowed progress while employers struggle to find skilled workers

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STUDENT VOICE: ‘I grew up being called a terrorist’

How education can provide the tools to stand up, speak out and stop hate

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