Education


A Fresh Start: Sec. Arne Duncan’s Plan to Revitalize Failing Schools

So goes the saying that you have to crack a few eggs to make an omelet. But Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan plans on doing more than just cracking a few eggs...

College Funding Shake Up

Ohio isn’t the only one who wants to shake things up a bit. Rather than funding schools based on admissions rates, Ohio has proposed a bill that would place ALL of a schools funding on course and degree completion...

Sec. of Education Arne Duncan Testifies

A few highlights from Duncan’s testimony on May 20th before the House Labor and Education Committee:..

Looming Teacher Shortage

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune and as we all might have heretofore expected, it is becoming harder and harder to attract young people into teaching careers...

Amidst a Sinking Economy, Financial Aid Keeps Students Afloat

The New York Times recently posted an article discussing the effect of the downturn in the economy on college admissions. The research led to some optimistic results...

Schools consider four-day weeks

The LA Times ran a story on school districts trimming the traditional school week to four days to save money...