According to a new study, gaps in child development are already apparent when babies are just nine months old. Our nation simply can't afford not to significantly increase investments in early childhood development.
I've pulled together some new research on ways that might help your kids improve their grades and do better in school in 2010. Think of it as a little homework for you to help your kids do better with theirs!
I found it to be interesting and worthwhile when retired NFL star and broadcaster Tiki Barber joined First Lady Michelle Obama to announce the launch of an ambitious initiative to combat childhood obesity.
Despite the countless claims that Americans do not support providing a path to legalization to undocumented immigrants, information readily available to the general public does not support that conclusion.
If Bing does its job, people move on from our search engine pages into the Web site content that we don't control, and the final reckoning about whether they trust this information still lies before them.
It is not enough to just rely on fine arts classes to infuse creativity into our students, although they are critical. We must also find ways to incorporate creativity across a broad range of disciplines.
Children's constitutional right to education is not negotiable. Belts can be tightened in hard times, but only in ways that ensure all children are prepared to work, vote and live in our modern society.
At Berkeley High, the achievement gap persists because privileged parents thwart efforts to develop equity between students, and use their social capital to get their way, even if it's against the interest of their kids.