New data released by the U.S. Department of Education reveal that minorities and other disadvantaged students are receiving an education that’s vastly different—and worse—than their affluent counterparts.
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A growing body of evidence suggests that kids lose their math and reading skills during the long summer break. Here’s how to keep them sharp.
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New rules from the Department of Education could threaten the funding of for-profit colleges deemed to be ineffective at preparing their students for “gainful employment.”
New grads wondering if a kegerator is the best thing to do with the envelopes of money they received after graduation would do well to follow some sound advice from MainStreet’s experts.
Some cities just have an abiding love for the written word. Here are the cities that read the most, according to Amazon.
Public schools spent an average of close to $11,000 per pupil in 2009, with one state averaging more than $18,000 a student.
A student gets an offer of help from his sister, but doesn't want to put her in a difficult tax situation.