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RISK AFRICAN AMERICAN TEENS WITH THEIR HORIZON. IT'S CALLED THE BLACK MALE COLLEGE PROGRAM DESIGNED TO PREVENT BLACK MALES FROM DROPPING OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL.
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One of the country's most controversial education reform groups is pulling out of Minnesota.
Current discourse about student loan debt and the cost of a college education fail to really help a student and his family decide how to best finance sending the student to a good college.
Teachers unions have turned on Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Obama administration, creating a major divide in the Democratic Party coalition.
The occasional road trip to Vermont is always littered with memories. This recent one was permanently etched with an odd encounter with an old friend.
PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL ; Some good news from the State Department of Education. Palm Beach County elementary schools improved their overall scores this year which are based on standardized tests scores.
The room was largely empty, but Director of Schools Jesse Register's call to stop to the fighting over Nashville education was heard far and wide last night.
In general, students in Jefferson Parish's public high schools did better on state tests in the 2013-14 academic year than in the previous year, and slightly more students qualified for college scholarships.
Plaquemines Parish students made slight gains in subject tests in the school year that ended in May, and the district also maintained one of the state's top high school graduation rates, according to data released Friday.
Louisiana's high schoolers continued to improve on state and national tests in the 2013-14 year, and a record number of them graduated on time in 2013, state officials announced Friday.
Weingarten says people need to talk more about how to "attract, retain, support and nurture great teaching for kids at risk."
Montgomery County's longstanding student achievement gap will bring together county and school officials as they try to hammer out ways to shrink those differences between high schools that have low or high levels of student poverty.
High school juniors will have a new required exam waiting for them in April that could help them prepare for college.
Ohio is one of the many states in the U.S. that is scheduled to implement the controversial Common Core requirements next year.
BESE submitted a compromise to Governor Jindal regarding next year's standardized testing.
It is past time for Michigan's citizens and policymakers to acknowledge the crisis looming in the state's future: The state's public schools are failing to educate the next generation of Michiganders.
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