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2009-09-01 09:10:00

High-school put-downs are such a staple of teen culture that many educators don't take them seriously.

2009-04-24 23:05:40

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2009-04-20 13:45:00

More challenging middle-school math classes and increased access to advanced courses in predominantly black urban high schools may be the key to closing the racial academic achievement gap, according to a University of Illinois study.

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2009-03-26 08:25:00

It turns out that being voted “Most likely to succeed” in high school might actually be a good predictor of one’s financial and educational success later in life.

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2009-01-31 10:52:07

A new University of Illinois study reports that the mother's education is the most important factor, followed by her employment in jobs that offer either standard daytime hours or some flexibility.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.