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What is the "Middle School Moment"?
One researcher has uncovered a series of indicators that he says can predict how likely a student is to drop out of high school.
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Fast Times at West Philly High
Students and teachers from West Philadelphia High School defy expectations as they design and build two super-hybrid cars for international competition.
July 17, 2012
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The Middle School Moment: Omarina Cabrera
Middle School Moment
How one Bronx school is using a novel form of data collection and analysis to predict and prevent dropouts before they happen.
July 17, 2012
Judge Blocks Key Provision of "Gainful Employment" Rules
A federal judge has struck down a Department of Education initiative aimed at improving the quality of degrees issued by for-profit colleges
July 2, 2012
Some For-Profit Schools At Risk of Losing Federal Aid
The Obama administration warned this week that nearly 100 for-profit colleges could lose federal funds for not meeting new performance requirement standards.
June 27, 2012
Is GIBill.com Misleading College-Bound Veterans?
Fifteen state attorneys general are investigating the company behind the website for allegedly providing misleading information.
June 7, 2012
As Public Schools Face Cutbacks, Federal Funds Flow to For-Profits
While state and local governments cut back funding to public higher education institutions, the volume of federal government subsidies to for-profit colleges and universities continues to increase
May 25, 2012
New Rules Aim to Crack Down on For-Profit Recruitment of Vets
They're are aimed at the "aggressive and deceptive targeting of service members, veterans, and their families." Here's a rundown of what the president's new executive order will accomplish.
April 27, 2012
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