Banning cellphones in schools reaps the same benefits as extending the school year by five days, according to a study co-authored by an economist at The University of Texas at Austin.
There is an ongoing, heated debate surrounding public versus private secondary schools. Most of these debates concern the quality or merit of private and public schools.
The presence of threat assessment teams in Virginia's public schools is making a positive impact, according to a report released today that analyzed the teams during the first year they were required by state law.
Education reform policies that penalize struggling schools for poor standardized test scores may hinder—not improve—students' college readiness, if a school's instructional focus becomes improving its test scores, suggests ...
A gap year between high school and the start of university studies does not weaken young people's enthusiasm to study or their overall performance once the studies have commenced. On the other hand, adolescents who continue ...
Nestled between mountains 60 miles from the nearest city, students at rural California's Cuyama Valley High School use Internet connections about one-tenth the minimum speed recommended for the modern U.S. classroom.
ACT test takers take note: The No. 2 pencil is losing its cachet. Greater numbers of high school students will be able to take the college entrance exam on a computer next year.
High school students who want to ace the math section of the ACT should brush up on their reading skills, according to an Ohio University study.
Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania.
Postsecondary education creates opportunities for individuals and prepares them to join the workforce. For this reason, it is important that we understand how educational attainment is measured. A new National Science Foundation-funded ...