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Latest Education Items
Who's better at teaching difficult physics to a class of more than 250 college students: the highly rated veteran professor using time-tested lecturing, or the inexperienced graduate students interacting with kids via devices that look like TV remotes? The answer could rattle ivy on college walls.
Tuesday's article about the new Census Bureau data on women's education and fertility rates does not mention until the last paragraph the impact that marriage, or the absence thereof, has on the rate of childbearing ("Education level inversely related to childbearing," Nation).
Several Texas senators on Thursday criticized the recent $200,000 raise for Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes, calling it "nuts" and "tone deaf" during a state budget crisis that threatens deep cuts to higher education.
Not even the voice of Bart Simpson could convince Illinois lawmakers to approve a resolution aimed at teaching character in public schools because of its link to the Church of Scientology.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley reversed field Wednesday and restored more than $1 million in scholarships whose elimination he proposed months earlier.
It's that time of year again, when attention turns to high school proms, caps and gowns, diplomas and other unforgettable Kodak moments.
The death of Osama bin Laden was the ultimate teachable moment, but it has left teachers, parents and educators scrambling to tell the story of Sept. 11 and the career of the world's most wanted terrorist to a new generation of schoolchildren — many of whom were not even born when the planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
The head of the union that represents D.C. Public Schools teachers said Tuesday that he thinks there is a "high probability" hundreds of teachers who received "excess" notices this week ultimately will be terminated.
New U.S. fertility data suggest that having a higher education isn't associated with having a big family: Women who are college graduates are likely to have fewer children — if they have them at all — than their less-educated sisters, the Census Bureau said Monday.