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Education Issues

Americans with the Highest Student Debt Are More Likely to Pay Loans

Debtors are more likely to pay back their loans the more money they borrowed for school compared to those who borrowed less...

New York Education Costs Rising due to Teacher Salaries

Between the 2008-2009 school year and the 2013-2014 school year, New York's median teacher salary increased 11.5 percent...

Charter Schools Offer Minority Students Better Educational Options

Charter schools are smaller than conventional public schools and serve a disproportionate and increasing number of poor and minority students...

Standards Don't Work: Better Teachers Do

Common Core (more formally, the Common Core State Standards Initiative) is a set of federal standards for math and reading that states can adopt in exchange for federal grant money...

New Report: American Millennials Scoring Poorly Compared to International Peers

A new report from the Educational Testing Service says that millennials might be the most educated generation in history, but American millennials' scores on international skills tests are less than impressive...

Is College Necessary?

Might America start to see fewer students enter college and head straight into the workforce?...

ESEA Reauthorization: Lawmakers Should Push for an Opt-Out

Both the Senate and the House have proposed bills to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act...

Performance Pay Pioneers

A Colorado school that uses performance based compensation for teachers has seen results in terms of the academic achievement of its students...

New Orleans Tops School Choice and Competition Index

How does your school district stack up against the rest of the nation when it comes to school choice?...

Senate Looks at New School Choice Bill

The CHOICE Act would provide startup funding to states to establish school choice programs for disabled children...


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