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Topics: Mathematics, Teachers, Guides, and Informative
Topics: Mathematics, Teachers, Guides, and Informative
The most intelligent two percent of people in the world. These are the people who qualify for membership in Mensa, an exclusive international society open only to people who score at or above the 98th percentile on an IQ or other standardized intelli
DETROIT—Three young men in the back of a classroom at Henry Ford College stare intently at a machine that helps move panels along a conveyor belt. To the untrained eye, there doesn’t appear to be much going on, at least initially.But after several mo
VIPKid pairs Chinese students and American instructors via the web | “What keeps me up at night is not growth, it’s quality”
A veteran educator reflects on the personalized-learning trend that’s left him wondering if a computer is more capable of doing his job than he is.
JOHN RICE WHEN A COMPANY INVESTS IN A country, it asks: Do we have the right people with the right capabilities? This makes people think of new facilities, new jobs. Too often they forget the importance of developing new skills. Most educational sy
Robert Levine, a social psychologist at California State University, Fresno, will always remember a conversation he had with an exchange student from Burkina Faso, in Western Africa. Levine had complained to the student that he’d wasted the morning “
When states began to require more math courses, black high-school graduates began to see bigger paychecks.
Shu-ling Garver started Engineering for Kids, a program that teaches the basics of engineering and design to kids.
Urban-education programs prepare them for imperative contemporary conversations with students.
Regular readers of this column may recall that my father was a scientist at Bell Telephone Laboratories. Beginning his work in the 1950s, when computers were the size of classrooms and programming was something that was done by executives at one of t
Secretary John King’s exit memo offers a first look at what the administration thinks it has—and hasn’t—achieved.
Take a stroll down memory lane, a scroll through some #TBTs, or whatever the school kids are calling a throwback these days. Here are our favorite education stories The Atlantic published this year.
The Finns are pretty bemused by Americans’ preoccupation with whether to put iPads in every classroom. If a tablet would enhance learning, great. If it wouldn’t, skip it. Move on. The whole thing is a little tilting-at-windmills, anyway.That was the
BUSINESS IS THE MOST popular college major today, and schools are competing for aspiring execs with glitzy entrepreneurship centers, courses in hot new fields like design management and decision science, and lists of alums who have gone on to greater
Resisting Vitriol with Academic ExcellenceDale Russakoff | The New York Times MagazineIndira has wanted to be a doctor for almost as long as she can remember. When she was 10, her family was shopping for groceries at Sam’s Club, and she spotted a lar
Colleges and universities are spending too much time admitting students and not enough time on the exit process after the last finals are handed in and the graduation caps tossed. And as more students who see college as a step toward upward economic
The U.S. Department of Education is not the only office with power over student-related policy.
JOAN CAPLIN SHIRLEY ACEVEDO BUONTEMPO 53, WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. BACKSTORY: Moved to the Bronx from Puerto Rico in 1973 EDUCATION: BA and master’s of public administration from Pace University PROFESSION: Founder and executive director, Latino U Col
A Detroit couple decided to take a different approach when they opened their art-instruction franchise. Last year, they were the chain's highest-grossing franchisees.
WHAT DO YOU value most in a college? According to a new survey of 3,500 college students and parents by MONEY and Barnes & Noble College, families care most that schools help students develop the critical-thinking skills needed to succeed in a comple
BALTIMORE—In the last few years, hundreds of schools across the United States have endorsed the idea that giving teens access to college classes while they’re still in the relative cocoon of high school helps ease the transition to higher education.
In the latest report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the Chinese mainland (consisting of the Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Guangdong provinces) ranked fifth among nations with the world’s highest math scores. Accord
Children’s Issues Dominate Texas’s Legislative DocketR.G. Ratcliffe | Texas MonthlyThe Texas Legislature will convene in regular session on Tuesday for the 85th time since 1846, and, for better or worse, we should call this the Legislature of the Chi
Trump’s pick for education secretary will need to prove that she can apply her ideologies in a practical way.
Strong progress has been made to integrate students with disabilities into general-education classrooms. Educator instruction hasn’t kept up.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Residents of this western Michigan town are having trouble reconciling the Betsy DeVos they know with the Betsy DeVos who serves as President Donald Trump’s controversial education secretary. The former is widely seen as pragmati
How “graphic medicine” is helping some students survive the bottom of the hospital pecking order
Is Florida Underreporting Dropouts? Heather Vogell | ProPublicaFlorida’s Department of Education is expanding an inquiry into how schools classify students who leave without graduating, in response to a ProPublica report that the state may have thous
Can going to school make you an entrepreneur? It’s a burning question for people deciding whether to jump straight into business or spend years -- and a lot of money -- on a degree from one of more than 2,000 U.S. colleges and universities that offer
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