Chris Emdin and Ellie Williams join HuffPost Live to explain why American students' biggest problem is their schools.
Some are skeptical of the broader significance of the results. "Do I want Israel's economy, the American economy or Belgium's
Many adult learners enrolling online for the first time may be somewhat apprehensive about online education. After all, their only experience of learning has been in traditional, face-to-face settings. Other adult learners expect it to be fun, fast, and friendly.
As important as the Student Success Scorecard is as an accountability tool, it does not ensure meaningful change because neither rewards nor penalties are attached to using the data or to improving scores.
A 2007 Department of Education survey found that 43 percent of schools in the U.S. see the condition of their buildings as
Surely, no one would contend that educational results in Shanghai are representative of China as a whole, but the results do show what China can achieve if the conditions are right.
"We definitely are very happy" with the quick results, she said. The hot food carts have not yet been purchased, so the school
But based on his compilation of empirical evidence, Baker draws the following conclusions: In direct tests of the relationship
Since the onset of the recession, class sizes surged -- following a general decline over nearly four decades, according to
The federal No Child Left Behind law seeks proficiency among all American students by 2014, but some states set significantly
Approximately 2,300 teachers had attended meetings held at 200 schools -- which Sainvilus said could give the study credibility
Several dozen elementary schools with scores higher than the state's target for academic success have been placed on a list
"There might be some motivation issues, especially with high achievers," he noted. "If [a test] doesn’t matter, why should
On the 2011 Colorado Student Assessment Program test, administered to students in third through tenth grade, Denver showed