The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
The Carnegie Science Center just released the results of a study it commissioned. The focus was on STEM- science, technology, engineering, and math education.
The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf faced off Wednesday morning on KYW Radio in Philadelphia, and it was a feistier exchange of views with both candidates going after each other.
CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.
The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Big changes are being proposed for the Woodland Hills School District.
Tom Wolf highlighted support for public education with a tour of a local school.
As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.