According the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), about 60% of high school students who receive their high school diplomas do not pass the standardized test, which is a relatively accurate assessor for college “readiness.”
Bilingual education may be more readily available for English Language Learners now that Prop 58 passed in California, lifting restrictions on bilingual education that required certain permissions to enroll student.
Telle Whitney, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Anita Borg Institute, discusses how women have played a crucial role in the advancement of technology in America, and the need for organizations to not only recognize their incredible contributions, but also to open up more leadership opportunities for the overlooked pool of talent.
According to a new study released in the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, children from low-income and middle-class families have higher literacy rates when attending academically-strong preschools.
In rural areas, the number of adults with a higher education is small, and this very fact has led to problems with local companies who have an excess of jobs that can’t be filled by properly trained workers.
According to researchers at UC Berkeley, the number of students suffering from anxiety has increased due to stresses associated with higher education, such as financial burdens and more time spent using technology.
According to a new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy, of all the nation’s best public universities, only four are affordable to low-income students. This creates problems for students from disadvantaged backgrounds because they have fewer opportunities to obtain upward economic mobility.
The US Department of Education launched an investigation into two universities, Harvard and Yale, after reporting that the two universities had received funds from foreign countries that exceeded $250,000 – the amount required to be reported to the government.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools leaders extended remote learning Monday for two more days and called for a “cooling-off period” in negotiations with the teachers’ union, citing progress but not a full agreement on COVID-19 safety plans for returning to schools.