Reading requires patience and determination and also requires of the reader a certain level of contemplation and understanding in the process. Hundreds of studies have shown that reading helps children develop socially and emotionally and also helps them communicate better.
Earlier this week, the University of Texas-Austin announced that in 2020 it plans to offer some low-income, in-state undergrads the opportunity to receive full-tuition scholarships if families qualify.
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.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester amid skyrocketing coronavirus cases, entire dorm complexes and frat houses under quarantine, and flaring tensions with local community leaders over the spread of the disease.
A new study published in the American Economic Review found that students who are with the same teacher for all subjects score better on test scores than students who have multiple teachers teaching different subjects.
According to data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, more than 30 percent of 4th graders and 24 percent of 8th graders are testing below basic level for their reading skills, as reported by NPR.
According to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, climate change could have an impact on education attainment in the lives of many children living in the tropical regions of the world.