Memorization Is Still a Necessary Skill

Memorization Is Still a Necessary Skill

Chuck Chalberg – With another school year about to start, here’s a bit of advice from a recently retired college history teacher. Beware of teachers whose opening day gambit assures all new More »

Support for Common core drops to new low

Support for Common core drops to new low

By Jason Russell – For the first time, fewer people support Common Core educational standards than oppose it. More »

As a new school year begins, hundreds of thousands of students won’t be able to, for one vexing reason

As a new school year begins, hundreds of thousands of students won’t be able to, for one vexing reason

A new school year brings nervousness, excitement and expectation. But for more than one in four beginning college students, that’s about to slam into a harsh reality: More »

Princeton student invents hangover cure

Princeton student invents hangover cure

Two years ago, Brooks Powell was a sophomore at Princeton University, a religion major taking a neuroscience class. Now, he is the founder of Thrive+, a powder used to mitigate the negative More »

What are incoming freshmen reading this year?

What are incoming freshmen reading this year?

The summer before I started school at Stanford, three books arrived in the mail from the university. They came with a note explaining that, every year, Stanford invites incoming freshman to participate in the “Three Books More »

 

Memorization Is Still a Necessary Skill

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Chuck Chalberg – With another school year about to start, here’s a bit of advice from a recently retired college history teacher. Beware of teachers whose opening day gambit assures all new students that they have little or nothing to

Support for Common core drops to new low

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By Jason Russell – For the first time, fewer people support Common Core educational standards than oppose it.

As a new school year begins, hundreds of thousands of students won’t be able to, for one vexing reason

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A new school year brings nervousness, excitement and expectation. But for more than one in four beginning college students, that’s about to slam into a harsh reality:

Princeton student invents hangover cure

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Two years ago, Brooks Powell was a sophomore at Princeton University, a religion major taking a neuroscience class. Now, he is the founder of Thrive+, a powder used to mitigate the negative effects of alcohol — and he has sold

What are incoming freshmen reading this year?

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The summer before I started school at Stanford, three books arrived in the mail from the university. They came with a note explaining that, every year, Stanford invites incoming freshman to participate in the “Three Books Program.”

Why are you ignoring the historic floods in Louisiana?

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At least 13 people are dead and tens of thousands of people have been affected by the historic floods in southern Louisiana that the Red Cross is calling the worst disaster in the country since Hurricane Sandy.

Schools distribute protective uniforms to students in Zika zone

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Miami-Dade County Public Schools handed out free long-sleeved shirts and pants to families in the Wynwood area.

WORLD’S FIRST CREW TO MARS IS LIKELY IN MIDDLE SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

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Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, has partnered with Discovery Education to launch the next phase of Generation Beyond, an initiative to use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to prepare today’s middle school students nationwide for

To Get to Harvard, Go to Haiti?

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This summer, as last, Dylan Hernandez, 17, noticed a theme on the social media accounts of fellow students at his private Catholic high school in Flint, Mich.

Taking Summer School to Get Ahead, Not Catch Up

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GILL, Mass. — Chase Pellegrini de Paur didn’t flunk math, and he is not trying to hone his study skills. The 15-year-old honor-roll student nevertheless spent six weeks this summer studying geometry at the prestigious Northfield Mount Hermon boarding school