The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.
American parents want to help their children with Common Core math homework, but they just don't fully understand how to.
A recent study published by the Hamilton Project, an economic research project, found that while education can propel Americans from the lower class to the middle class, there is little evidence education reduces the gap between the middle class and the wealthiest citizens, reported Education News.
It's perhaps inevitable, after 11 of 12 teachers charged in the Atlanta test cheating scandal were convicted, that the scandal would serve as a Rorschach test for opponents and defenders of high-stakes standardized testing.
More than 2,000 students attended SkillsUSA Georgia's annual State Leadership and Skills Conference last week, and 616 of them came away winners. Three of those winners are from Richmond Hill High School.
More Georgia students than ever are passing Advanced Placement exams during high school, according to data released last month.
Stanford University announced it will waive tuition for students whose parents have less than $125,000 in annual income. Students whose parents' income is less than $65,000 will also have fees for room and board waived, reported PBS.
Research shows that quality teachers have more impact on student achievement than any other variable, but until now there has been no real career path for a great teacher to follow that doesn't take them out of the classroom.
With Republicans still struggling to revise the embattled No Child Left Behind law, advocates on both sides are again sparring over the federal role in K-12 education. One month ago, it appeared the House was poised to revise NCLB, which was first passed in 2002 and now is long overdue for overhaul.
The Supreme Court this week let stand a lower court decision, Dariano vs. Morgan Hill, which held that a school could restrict the right of children to wear American flag-themed apparel to school under particular circumstances that might incite violence.
Researchers have found it is better for children to perform moderate amounts of homework every night instead of more intense homework less frequently. The study also found students perform better when they are able to complete their homework without parental assistance, reported Education News.
The Georgia High School Graduation Test no longer can prevent a student from getting a diploma - if that's the only thing standing in the way and the student petitions the school district.
Honor students at Bryan County Elementary School in the third nine-weeks were:
The jagged roll out of Common Core-aligned tests across the nation continues, the rumors of the Common Core Cataclysm have been overstated, argues Alexander Russo at the Columbia Journalism review.
Honor students at Bryan County High School in the third nine-weeks were:
Students in major urban centers around the country perform better in charter schools than they do in traditional public schools, according to a new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University.
When a teenager arrives home from school in the afternoon, the last thing he or she wants to worry about is homework. After all, there’s TV to be watched, friends to hang out with and maybe even a job to fulfill.
Students hung out to dry when 30 remaining Corinthian colleges shuttered last week will lose all or most of their credits, leaving 15,000 students in dire straits. Many will not be able to transfer most, if any, of their credits to new institutions. Some were just days away from finishing their certifications.
The National Center of Education Statistics reports that about 3 percent of the school-age population is home schooled. Parents mainly home-school their children because they are concerned about certain school environments, where there could be bullying or teachings that go against a parent's political and religious beliefs, the NCES reported.
In celebration of the Earth Day 2015, Lisa Tuttle's third-grade class at Richmond Hill Elementary recently participated in a "Resource Rally Roundup."
Students who have been named to the honor roll at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School for the third nine weeks are:
Law school applications are down. The quality of students admitted, based on test scores, is down. Bar exam passing rates are down. Law is not a happy profession.
The now-defunct Corinthian College isn't the only higher-ed institution making ugly financial headlines this week. Down on the bayou, a prominent state-sponsored not-for-profit is on the brink as well.
New research has found that children who are bullied are more likely to develop social and mental health problems in adulthood than children who are physically abused.
Living with your significant other before marriage isn’t a good idea for couples who want to stay together for the long term. A new study from the Center for Family and Demographic Research at Bowling Green State University found that cohabitation before marriage often causes married couples to separate.
The Bryan County Board of Education charted its immediate future during its April 23 meeting by voting to make Bryan County Schools an Investing in Educational Excellence, or IE2, school district.
Arizona State University is vocally committed to putting college education within reach of young people who currently find it outside their grasp, a commitment that made national headlines again last week when the school announced a partnership with EdX to provide a full year of freshman online coursework in massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that anyone can take and then convert into ASU college credit.
Bryan Sperry’s still got it.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Bar Association is offering college-scholarship opportunities for high-school seniors residing in Liberty, Long, Bryan, Evans, McIntosh and Tattnall counties.
More and more, researchers are finding the impact of college has been misconstrued. While the mass media narrative has trended away from the importance of a degree, studies are finding that a college education might be more useful now than at any time in recent memory.