HAVING SHARPENED THEIR #2 PENCILS, my teenage daughters are about to take this spring's battery of standardized tests, leaving me to wonder what these tests mean - about their education, about the culture of college my husband and I are preparing them for, about American values.
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With the Gordon College campus as his test lab, Brian Glenney, a philosopher, helped develop the new, more active image.
Everyone's got a neat idea for how to fix colleges. There are plans to give every student a laptop.
HOPE Christian High School has set an excellent example of education that is making a significant difference in the lives of Milwaukee's young men and women.
Obama Administration Approves Three More NCLB Flexibility Requests—37 States and DC Now Approved for Waivers
York City School District Supt. Deborah Wortham, center, talks to William Penn seniors Martin Tolbert and Dustin Solomon about where they plan to apply for college in this October 2011 photo.
But educators say it's become painfully clear too many Colorado high school graduates are not adequately prepared for going to college, entering the military or the work force.
Affton High School has been recognized as one of the best public high schools in the country at preparing its students for college.
The college denied adjuncts tickets to hear the president's address, but says it's looking for way they can attend. To adjuncts' advocates, the slight is typical.
Catharine Leahy says she took the test on her 17th birthday in February at Carl Sandburg College.
With the cost of a four year education now exceeding $200,000 at many private colleges and $100,000 at public universities, families are searching for ways to afford college.
The ACT college entry test will undergo a few changes in 2015. Students will have the option to take the test online.
What: Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast commencement Where : Memorial Coliseum When : 7:30 p.m. today Keynote speaker : U.S. District Court Judge Lorna Schofield, native of New Haven At age 16, Dorothy Bingham's youngest daughter began taking college classes.
The recent cancellation of U.S. college entrance exams in South Korea-the first time SAT tests have been called off nationwide anywhere in the world for suspected cheating-is throwing the spotlight back on the country's hyper-competitive academic environment.
An international school here is attracting growing attention thanks to its high record of acceptance to universities and colleges abroad.
Gov. Dave Heineman has honored 15 Nebraska high school seniors who garnered perfect scores on the ACT or SAT college admissions exams.
After winning the 2013 Tennessee Junior Academy of Sciences competition that took place at Belmont University in April, Baylor School junior Darby Schumacher won second place in the Environmental Science category last weekend at the 51 Her research paper, "A Filter Today Keeps Pollutants Away: A Study of Nanofiber Based Stormwater Filtration," will ... (more)
The U.S. is home to some of the greatest colleges and universities in the world.
Sydni Heron talks, April 29, at Ames Middle School, about time spent in Ecuador after graduating high school where she treated machete wounds and helped deliver a baby at a small-town clinic.
Starting as early as spring 2015, the ACT college admissions exam will go digital, reflecting students' tech savvy and the demand for quicker results.
Some colleges are limiting work hours before a new health law takes effect. In Michigan, that led to a labor complaint. National groups are speaking up, too.
A survey out Tuesday found that 41% of college graduates from the last two years are stuck in jobs that don't require a degree.
A complaint faults the accreditor's actions at the City College of San Francisco and other community colleges throughout the state.
BATON ROUGE -- The House Education Committee agreed Tuesday that students with serious disabilities or those not seeking high school diplomas shouldn't be required to take the American College Test or other evaluations in lower grades, as currently required by the state Department of Education.
Dramatic changes are coming to Gulfport High School. On Tuesday, the Gulfport School District announced plans to redesign the high school curriculum to better prepare students for college and careers.
More than 35,000 students will graduate from college this year because of something that happened 159 years ago Monday .
McDaniel College announced Monday that a $6.7 million bequest will be used to establish an endowment for scholarships, the largest in its history.
Recent findings from the ACT National Curriculum Survey point to a continued gap between what high schools are teaching and what colleges expect incoming freshmen to know.
The Peralta Community College Board of Trustees may consider adopting the use of high school grades to determine the college readiness of first-year students after a presentation from Interim Vice Chancellor Michael Orkin at its April 23 meeting.
About 60 students will gather at Northwest Florida State College for the 22nd annual Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics sponsored by the Okaloosa County Branch of the NAACP.
Webinar for College Seniors and Young Workers to Address Managing Student Loan Debt and Saving for a Secure Financial Future
Iowa community college leaders say they are ready to announce a new partnership to work with companies to improve the state's manufacturing workforce.
Colleges are cutting adjuncts' hours to avoid giving them health benefits under the new law. A public hearing today will take up the question of how colleges count instructors’ workloads.
In the recent school performance reports issued by the Christie administration, Livingston High School ranked very high in college and career readiness, academic achievement, and graduation and post-secondary studies.
Books, websites, magazines, blogs, newsletters! You could fill a local library today with nothing but college admission resources.
These tests are a result of the failed No Child Left Behind. No matter what Education Commissioner John King says, these tests are in no way an indicator of how well my child will do in college or in life.
Mona Lisa Harding has home-schooled all of her 10 children, signing up her first six in college courses before the age of 12.
U.S. Departments of Education and Labor Announce Availability of $474.5 Million to Strengthen Training Partnerships Between Community Colleges and Employers
The accreditor fielding the complaint against a Washington State community college has already come under federal pressure to hear adjuncts' concerns.
Education Sector said it was withdrawing the policy paper because its analysis was based on incorrect information.
While 89 percent of high-school teachers said their students were ready for college work, just a quarter of college faculty members agreed, a survey found.
The instructor says his dismissal shows that the college is not serious about stopping cheating. The college says it was his conduct that crossed ethical lines.