Studies have long indicated that children whose parents lose jobs will falter academically. But new evidence shows that widespread job loss doesn't on...
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A master's degree in a subject that is completely verbal, and depends on the careful and detailed exposition of complex ideas -- and cannot use an apostrophe.
If the scientists at elite universities fail to successfully engage with religion on their campuses, other American universities might follow suit.
As a nation, we have decided to focus on the few who will lead. Even at this stage, there will be more followers than chiefs. But this system is working, and could well be the answer to our success.
A hundred years ago, eight and a half per cent of American seventeen-year-olds had a high-school degree, and two per cent of twenty-three-year-olds ha...
How did we allow our educational systems to fall so far, so fast? When did the welfare of our children go the same way as health care, the safety of our food and the callous obliteration of our environment?
If we don't seriously increase the knowledge and competence of today's students, we may bequeath to our children and grandchildren a nation in decline.
From all the countries that have been studied, the United States is the one where the gap between the academic performance of wealthy and poor families remains the widest.
From any reasonable moral standard, we'd want kids to succeed regardless of where they call home. If progress were being made worldwide, that would be terrific news.
A recent article in the Christian Science Monitor questions how well U.S. colleges are maintaining their position as the global "gold standard" in edu...
Our failure to educate all our children to the highest levels means students in America overall are being left behind in a world where global competition is increasingly tough.
The federal government needs to call a public advisory committee, comprised of representatives from every stakeholder group that cares about what is happening in public schools.
For too many years Americans have fought against things: communism, drugs, poverty. Isn't it time to fight for something?
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