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A New York City-based foundation harnesses a little positive peer pressure to help students successfully negotiate the pathway from high school to college graduation.
Amid a nationwide push to ratchet up academics, some educators, researchers, and policymakers are renewing and reshaping efforts to engage students in learning and motivate them for success.
With a curriculum based on service and local cultural resources, San Isidro High School strives to make learning relevant for students in its border community.
Students have to want to come to school, work hard, and graduate. And they have to feel capable of achieving their academic goals. The trick for educators is to figure out how to make that happen.
The death of a student who got sick at a school with no full-time nurse on duty has renewed a nationwide debate over the need for school nurses—even amid budget cuts.
With the top K-12 spot up for grabs in seven states, this year's vote could sway policy on contentious issues such as school choice and common standards.
Advocates in Washington are sparring over a congressional proposal to let some schools put off higher nutritional standards for school meals.
Groups including the ACLU claim the state has ignored its obligation to provide adequate education and that it violated its state Constitution's equal protection guarantee.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area's public school system.
A measure passed by the Louisiana legislature would give teams of teachers, administrators, and parents wide latitude in setting graduation and promotion requirements for students with disabilities.