Consider this: The constitution of Pennsylvania says that the state legislature must
provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education to serve the needs of the Commonwealth.Read full article >>
Even in school districts where teachers have been laid off because of budget cuts, Teach For America manages to keep expanding. An education blogger in Massachusetts who writes about corporate-influenced reform on the website EduShyster.com, writes about this in the following post.Read full article >>
Howard University, once among the top 100 on the U.S. News and World Report list of national universities, has fallen to 142nd in the magazine’s latest rankings published Tuesday.
The historically black university in Northwest Washington, which has weathered a recent period of turbulence, including a public split on the board of trustees over the school’s leadership and finances, was ranked 120th by U.S. News a year ago and 96th four years ago. Howard’s drop from 2012 to 2013 was the second-largest found in an analysis of the top 200 schools on the U.S. News national universities list.Read full article >>
Dropouts who want to take the GED high school equivalency test will soon have an online guide to walk them through their preparation, registration, and college and career planning.
“We’re not just stopping with: ‘Here’s your test. You passed. You failed. You’re on your own,” said Nicole M. Chestang, executive vice president of GED Testing Service. There is now “a whole program developed around the test taker,” she said.Read full article >>