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Education Nation

A solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 03:49 PM EDT

Shift to Common Core Standards Picks Up

Shift to Common Core Standards Picks Up

The changes are part of a multi-year transition to the Common Core State Standards for English and math, a set of more rigorous benchmarks for students from kindergarten to the 12th grade that have been adopted...

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 12:16 PM EDT

Cantor Asks DOJ to Drop School Vouchers Suit

Cantor Asks DOJ to Drop School Vouchers Suit

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor issued an ultimatum to the Department of Justice over its school voucher lawsuit

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 08:35 AM EDT

Top Tier Colleges Seeking Out Needy, High-Acheiving Students

Top Tier Colleges Seeking Out Needy, High-Acheiving Students

Top colleges and universities are looking for new ways to recruit high achieving students with limited means.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 12:33 PM EDT

Backlash Builds Against Common Core Standards

Backlash Builds Against Common Core Standards

The Common Core has been billed as the future of education across America, but in small-town Tennessee, Teresa Hartsfield has traded it in for a century-old text. The Lawrenceburg mom pulled her 10-year-old son...

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 01:23 PM EST

NYC Hikes Price of School Lunch

NYC Hikes Price of School Lunch

The price of New York City school lunch is going up on Monday from $1.50 to $1.75, the first increase in 10 years.