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

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 05:25 PM EDT

A College Certificate May Not Be a Clear Pathway to a Job

A College Certificate May Not Be a Clear Pathway to a Job

Certificates have become a hot commodity in higher education in recent years, promoted by colleges and by Washington as an important new pathway to a career for people who don't fit into a four-year degree...

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...

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