Are elementary school start times too early for young children?

It's rarely easy to get a child out of bed, dressed, fed and off to school, especially when it's still dark outside. Schoolchildren everywhere (their parents too, if they are being honest) groan for "just a little longer" ...

Standardized tests not always best indicator of success

(PhysOrg.com) -- Standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT have long been used in college admissions to sort through thousands of applications. Whether or not such tests accurately assess a student’s ability to succeed ...

Immediate rewards for good scores can boost student performance

Test performance can improve dramatically if students are offered rewards just before they are given standardized tests and if they receive the incentive immediately afterward, new research at the University of Chicago shows.

Six important points about the Affordable Clean Energy Rule

On Tuesday, August 21, EPA published a proposed rule to replace the Clean Power Plan. The proposal, entitled the "Affordable Clean Energy Rule," would establish a framework for controlling CO2 emissions from existing power ...

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