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By Elisabeth Gruner, The Conversation
Grade inflation — no, hyperinflation — is running rampant in American higher education. A recent study revealed that 42 percent of four-year college grades are A’s, and 77 percent are either A’s or B’s.
By Vikram Mansharamani
Researchers at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. scoured through 43,000 responses to the 2009 American College Health Association National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey, looking for the connections between sleep problems and academic success. They found…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Students and teachers return to Atlanta classrooms for the start of a new school year Monday, but a major cheating scandal is still raising big questions. Learning Matters Television's John Tulenko reports.
Tennessee is experimenting with giving a bonus to teachers whose students perform well. This comes as the Obama administration presses similar education reform efforts in other states. John Tulenko of Learning Matters Television reports.
A number of failing schools in the San Diego area are adjusting their practices to meet standards under the No Child Left Behind law. Special correspondent for education John Merrow continues a series of reports on the law and how…
John Merrow has been reporting on the efforts of New Orleans schools to remain open in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, which destroyed much of the infrastructure of the school systems in the Gulf Coast.
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