Education

Can Reforming Barbershops Improve Black Boys' Literacy?

Grad students want to combat black boys' low reading levels by adding books that cater to them to barbershop waiting areas.

The Red State That Likes Common Core

While many Republican states have made efforts to repeal the education standards, Wyoming appears happy to move forward. How has Common Core thrived in such a solidly GOP state?

College Cuts Clash With Calls for Better-Educated Workers

At a time when Obama is calling for free community college and governors want better-educated workforces, some states are considering big cuts to higher education.

As State Civics Testing Grows, Critics Worry It's Not Enough

Following Arizona's footsteps, states are starting to make students pass the U.S. citizenship test that immigrants take in an effort to create a better-informed citizenry.

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