A Harvard faculty member argues in his new book that averages tell us nothing useful about individuals. That has big implications for schools.
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Computers are not just about programming. There's also a lot of theory — and science — behind technology. Coding bootcamps often downplay theory, and some university programs are too heavy on it.
- Virtual reality and other innovations are helping international students and colleges tell if they're a good fit.Read More
One woman took her search for the perfect school to a new level -- she started a new Denver school that will teach 24 students from Kindergarten through 5th grade.
- "Simplistic or poorly constructed tests," says John King, "just take away from critical learning time."Read More
- At least six states are switching the rules so students can get diplomas retroactively.Read More
Three independent reports conclude that a lot more could have been done to prevent the 2013 shooting that killed two students.
The transfer process is exceptionally complication, researchers say.
A new study finds black students are half as likely as white students to be assigned to a gifted program. Unless their teacher looks like them.
Right now, 50 percent of Colorado jobs require "middle skills," skills that come after high school, but don't require a four-year degree. Yet only 42 percent of Coloradans are trained for them.
How the school district missed warning signs about gunman Karl Pierson.
- A nonprofit in Idaho is training better-prepared teachers who'll be less likely to leave the classroom after a year or two.Read More
- Athletic scholarships, campus visits and other factors work against high-achieving low-income students, a new report says.Read More