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The Infantilization of College Admissions

Josh Stephens | Posted 04.11.2015 | College
Josh Stephens

Are adults - educators, no less - really that oblivious to what goes on in the mind of a 7-year-old? And do they really want to lard even more hype on to the college admissions process? Apparently so.

Obama Takes Steps To Better Prepare High School Students

AP | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is announcing $100 million in grants to help better prepare high school students to compete in the global e...

Joy Resmovits

2013 SAT Results Show American Kids Still Aren't Ready For College | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Only 43 percent of test-takers in 2013 met the SAT's definition of being prepared for college, a statistic that has remained stagnant since 2009. ...

To College, Ready or Not

Elizabeth Fishel | Posted 11.12.2013 | College
Elizabeth Fishel

Had I shown my son how to look for those shimmery linings inside the clouds that would surely breeze or thunder across his sky? Meandering, experimenting, making a few u-turns (or wrong ones) is what four years of college -- and probably the rest of his twenties -- will be all about.

Large Number Of College Students Need Remedial Classes

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 07.25.2013 | College

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily rep...

High Schools May Have To pay For Unprepared Graduates

| Jackie Mader | Posted 01.30.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Mississippi and Maine have become the latest in a series of states to question whether sch...

Waiting for Cupid (not Superman)

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

The real Superman is inside kids; it's their own inherent love of learning that must be cultivated and empowered through engagement.