Not only does it do little to improve physical fitness, but it also leads to truancy and other disciplinary problems.
We talked to parents who are discussing personal finances with their children — and doing it differently than their own parents did.
Across most of the Southern US, and in much of California, a mere dusting of snow is sufficient to close schools.
“I don’t understand why the administration wouldn’t want us to put out something that’s factual,” said Plainfield High School alum Kyra Howard.
As homeless children generally don't have a place to host playdates, many of these spaces meet students' requests for "a place to sit with friends."
The Boston Globe tracked over a hundred valedictorians from Boston public schools' classes of 2005, 2006 and 2007 to see where they ended up. The results are surprising, and disheartening.
"This is a ball and chain around the ankle of millions of millennials, and it's not a choice that we made, it's the economy that we're in to get onto the job ladder."
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: why the kids these days are so on edge, why eating lunch at your desk is bad and why you shouldn't respond to every email.
It's not social media.
A new government report highlights just how pervasive the problem is.
The idea is that you get to go to college — or some kind of vocational program — for free or close to it, but when you graduate, you owe a generous chunk of your newfound income to those who sponsored your education.
Stop passing laws that require schools to teach cursive.
Greek life has never been more popular, or troubled, than it is today. Could admitting women change the nature of fraternities for the better?
Let's game this out a bit.
Call it the Alabama miracle.
Recent student efforts to break free of the colonial dogma embedded in standard education there have now turned to math. Some academics are wary.
At Wolf Point High School in rural Montana, Native American students face the same neglect Native students across the US do as they navigate a school system that has failed American Indians.
It should be about reparations—not about the supposedly unique perspectives that minorities would offer white students.
Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral will attend both commencement ceremonies in May, becoming the only student to successfully pursue a four-year high school degree and a bachelor's degree from Harvard at the same time.
If you have your heart set on getting into an Ivy League school these days, then we have some bad news for you: it's definitely not going to be an easy ride.
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