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A Card Game Boosts Social And Academic Skills

A Card Game Boosts Social And Academic Skills

Bridge, a card game with seemingly complex rules to those who don't play, is becoming the game of choice in classrooms.  A recent article in the New York Times article points to ridge as being as ... Read More About A Card Game Boosts Social And Academic Skills

AP Classes Go Online

AP Classes Go Online

Despite strict budget cuts, interest in Advanced Placement (AP) classes at high schools has skyrocketed, and students are now taking AP classes online, according to an article in the Wall Street Journa ... Read More About AP Classes Go Online

Why College Student Debt Is Growing

Why College Student Debt Is Growing

There is now more accumulated student loan debt than accumulated credit card debt for the first time in the United States, according to an article in the New York Times. Accumulated student loan debt ... Read More About Why College Student Debt Is Growing

Another Pre Pre SAT Test

Another Pre Pre SAT Test

The College Board, the creators of the SAT, introduced a junior version of the exam for eighth graders in 2010 called the ReadiStep, according to an article in the New York Times. The ReadiStep i ... Read More About Another Pre Pre SAT Test

Should Schools Teach Character

Should Schools Teach Character

America’s schools are having a difficult time simply teaching students how to be proficient in reading, math and science. That’s why many schools completely ignore teaching basic character ... Read More About Should Schools Teach Character

Why Investors Are Buying Up Schools

Why Investors Are Buying Up Schools

Who owns your school? Sure, a group of administrators and your principal run it. But, whom do they report to? Recently, the private-equity-backed firm Meritas – owned by Sterling Partners &ndash ... Read More About Why Investors Are Buying Up Schools

Why Top Colleges Have Again Lowered Acceptance Rates

Why Top Colleges Have Again Lowered Acceptance Rates

The nation’s elite colleges just became even more elite. Harvard, Stanford and Princeton – some of the nation’s hardest colleges to get into – boasted lower acceptance rates fo ... Read More About Why Top Colleges Have Again Lowered Acceptance Rates

Federal Grants To Boost College Entrance Rates

Federal Grants To Boost College Entrance Rates

How many college-bound students would like to have more financial support? Sounds pretty good right and not much of a catch. All you have to do is go to college to be eligible for funding from the Fed ... Read More About Federal Grants To Boost College Entrance Rates