College & Career

4/27/2012

4/27/2012

Virtual High School Global Consortium announced that the Ramsey (N.J.) School District has deployed their online learning solution in an effort to prepare students for college.

4/26/2012

4/26/2012

Fifteen years after Chicago embedded International Baccalaureate programs in tough neighborhood schools, the programs have not attracted the middle class.

4/26/2012

Tom Zhou arrived from Beijing three years ago to attend Chinese Christian High School here. The 17-year-old is graduating in June and is set to attend the University of California, Los Angeles in the fall.

4/24/2012

4/24/2012

There is no better time for a Latino to be representing the Department of Education, now that recently released data shows Latinos are lagging behind others when it comes to getting college degrees.

4/23/2012

4/23/2012

The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work.

4/20/2012

4/20/2012

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), the leading national organization advocating for 21st century readiness for every student, welcomes Stephan Turnipseed, President, LEGO Education North America, as a strategic council member. 

4/18/2012

4/18/2012

New York City plans to open 54 new schools serving 21,000 students, including an academy of software engineering for grades nine through 12, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

4/12/2012

4/12/2012

With planning and foresight, Nicholas Myers of Fishers, Ind., finished high school in three years. He took required senior-year classes early and completed extra courses online.

4/12/2012

From now until May 4, 2012, students can send their original video submission for a chance to be one of three to receive a one week, all expenses paid trip to go behind the scenes at Lenovo, Intel and Vuguru. 

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

Just 16% of California Latinos have college degrees compared with 39% of all California adults, an education gap for Latinos that is reflected widely across the country, according to data compiled by a nonprofit research and advocacy group.

4/11/2012

PossibilityU, a web-based solution designed to help students get into the right college, has launched a college admission curriculum that allows high school guidance counselors to have more meaningful conversations with students about choosing, applying to and affording college. 

4/5/2012

4/5/2012

Former Silicon Valley CEO Ben Nelson has two years and $25 million to transform higher education.

4/5/2012

Miami-Dade County Public Schools will compete for the nation’s top urban education award — for the fifth time.

4/2/2012

4/2/2012

In December, Congress slashed funding for Advanced Placement fee waivers for low-income students, leaving them scrambling to find the cash or forgoing the exams.

4/2/2012

Connecticut’s regional vocational-technical school system will be receiving over $9 million in funding for equipment and construction repairs.

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