Los colegios y universidades con fines de lucro (for-profit colleges) vuelven a la carga. El protagonista más reciente en su campaña multimillonaria contra las reglas de “gainful employment” que propone el Departamento de Educación es...un pez. Como lo oye. Un pez. Un “salmón luchador”.
A recent survey by the Brookings Institution shows that parents want more—not less—news about education. Parents recognize that to be full partners in their children’s education they need more and better information on key issues.
Despite the budget stalemate on Capitol Hill this week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is taking big steps to improve our nation’s schools. The STELLAR Student Act and the STELLAR Act would provide states and districts with funding to create robust, fair, and transparent evaluation systems for teachers and principals in high-poverty schools.
En una asamblea reciente en Washington, D.C., el presidente Obama reconoció el papel clave de los hispanos para el presente y el futuro de los Estados Unidos. El evento, que se llevó a cabo en la escuela superior Bell Multicultural, fue parte de la campaña de Univisión
As the nation prepares for the final games of the NCAA basketball championship, the perennial story about college graduation rates is once again making headlines. The Education Trust President Kati Haycock appeared in this recent feature on CBS News.
Virginia Commonwealth University—as well as a whole lot of new fans across the country swept up in the drama of their Cinderella story—is celebrating its first, unexpected appearance in this weekend’s NCAA Final Four. Yet there’s an equally dramatic but troubling story playing out at VCU: Away from the bright lights and the basketball courts, the hopes of too many VCU students are dimming.
According to College Results Online, only 49 percent of all students at Virginia Commonwealth—not just their athletes—graduate within six years.
Two coalitions—one comprised of education reform groups and the other made up of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, known collectively as the Tri-Caucus—have sent letters to the Obama administration and the U.S. House and Senate education committees, respectively, calling for a reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to hold all schools responsible for educating all their students.