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Are We Really 250 Years Away From Closing the Achievement Gap?

Marilyn Rhames | Posted 01.26.2016 | Education
Marilyn Rhames

This "wait" has almost always meant "never." ... "Justice too long delayed is justice denied." --Martin Luther King Jr., Letter From Birmingham Jail ...

The Surprising Key to Your Child's Success

Joel Peterson | Posted 09.04.2016 | Education
Joel Peterson

Science points to something truly surprising: the single most influential factor (among all other single factors) accounting for differences in education achievement is...

Kids Are In School for About 15,000 Hours - Does How They Spend That Time Make a Difference?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 06.19.2015 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

The question of whether schools affect student achievement has been debated ever since the publication of James C. Coleman's landmark 1966 study, "Equ...

Rich Kid, Poor Kid: How Mixed Neighborhoods Could Save America's Schools

| Sarah Garland | Posted 07.26.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. During the half century that Theresa Cartwright has lived in the East Lake neighborhood of...

Small Businesses Aren't Spending As They Wait For Aid Bill

USA TODAY | Laura Petrecca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Small businesses have put hiring, supply buying and real estate expansion on hold as they wait out the vote on a small-business-aid bill that stalled ...