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The Pros And Cons Of AP Classes

| Posted 07.11.2013 | Teen

By Sydney Nolan Remember kindergarten, when your only choice was whether you wanted apple or grape juice during snack time? Well, the further you g...

Study: Dual Enrollment Students More Likely To Attend, Graduate College

Posted 10.17.2012 | Education

A report by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future urges policymakers to expand dual enrollment after determining that high school stude...

Science Is Not a Frog: Don't Dissect It Before You Appreciate It

Steven Paul Leiva | Posted 10.17.2012 | Science
Steven Paul Leiva

What is the use of leaning facts and data and details of individual sciences, and never learning what science, at its essence, truly is?

Why Do Students Come to School?

Glen Lineberry | Posted 10.13.2012 | Education
Glen Lineberry

Few of my students see college as a real option, there aren't many jobs here on the reservation, and it's hard to get a job twenty or thirty miles away when you can't afford a car.

A Modest Proposal

Rick Ayers | Posted 06.09.2012 | Education
Rick Ayers

Why do we force these kids to meet in class every day, five days a week, up to eight classes a day? Why do teachers have the responsibility to plan and execute lessons all day every day? Under these circumstances, work cannot be productive.

You Don't Know Everything When You're 16

Aleida Fernandez | Posted 05.01.2012 | College
Aleida Fernandez

It's a weird feeling for a 19-year-old realizing what you thought was right when you were 16, is not actually correct at all. I found this out the hard way this past week studying for my history midterm.

An open letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

The Washington Post | Valerie Strauss | Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

This was written by Carol Corbett Burris, the principal of South Side High School in New York. She was named the 2010 New York State Outstanding Educ...

3 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of High School

U.S. News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Success in the college admissions process is rarely a factor of raw talent. There can be little doubt about the pool of talent from which colleges dra...