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Five elements of a good preschool

How parents and educators can gauge preschool quality

If Montana’s higher education property tax levy fails, “A lot of students aren’t going to be able to keep going to college,” says Kelly Armington, a University of Montana freshman majoring in communication studies.

Montana vote becomes a national referendum on public confidence in higher ed

A one-of-a-kind ballot question could be a bellwether of sentiment toward academia

Time to change how we think about early education, international study finds

An examination of how six countries provide early care and education suggests that the U.S. could benefit from a new perspective

Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Dickinson is among a growing number of colleges and universities that involve their faculty in watching for problems that could derail students — something not traditionally considered their role.

At a growing number of colleges, faculty get a new role: spotting troubled students

On most campuses, however, ensuring students succeed is still not considered part of the job

GED and other high school equivalency degrees drop by more than 40% nationwide since 2012

Decline linked to 2014 change in exam and adult ed budget cuts, researcher says

Liam Frometa, 5, left, and Christopher Ramos, 5, right, play with their classroom's smart board at Fun Time Early Learning Academy in Naples, Fla. The academy is able to provide smart boards due to funding from the Naples Winter Wine Festival.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

Proceeds from sales of wine and fancy cars help the children of farmworkers, organizers say

Change is on the way for the College Scorecard

In its current state, the College Scorecard is not very useful for low-income students

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Lourenco Garcia, who earned national attention for his performance as principal at Revere High School, checks in with junior Fatima Vasquez as she works in the school’s writing center.

Teaching to the student, not the test

At Revere High School, ‘student-centered learning’ has helped new immigrants and low-income children succeed. Now the school’s former leader is taking his approach district-wide.

These glasses give teachers superpowers

Augmented reality glasses for classrooms seem straight out of science fiction

Students build their collaborative skills through regular group work including immersive week-long projects held throughout the school year.

Lessons from a school without walls

An ambitious Danish school, approaching its second decade, offers a unique perspective on ‘personalized learning’

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