Starting school later may be a challenging undertaking, but researchers say it is an idea that all stakeholders need to get behind.
While some research suggests preventing more students from skipping grades is short-sighted, many educators and parents want the practice to remain rare.
Academic achievement vs. career prep vs. citizenship. A new survey reveals that public consensus is elusive, but local schools continue to get top grades.
For many students living in poverty, the community school model provides a network of support that makes life – and learning – a little easier.
Should a student’s “good faith” effort be enough to avoid a grade below 50? A growing number of school districts think so.
The increase of low-grad-rate schools in some states is a “roadblock” on the way to a milestone 90% graduation rate, study finds.
Does our education system depend too much on statistical averages to understand students? Yes, according to a new book, and it has to stop.
Do shorter school weeks produce savings without compromising student achievement? Depends on who you ask.
You can’t build effective schools by punishing students with high stakes tests, ignoring poverty and not supporting teachers, says García.
An estimated 5 to 7.5 million students are absent 18 or more days of school each year.