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India's Private School Students Do Not Outperform Public Students
2012-10-11 11:03:09

Contrary to past research, private school students in India do not outperform their counterparts in public schools, finds a new study by a Michigan State University education researcher.

2011-01-19 09:58:00

MUSKEGON, Mich., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A national television advertising campaign -- running now -- is highlighting the importance of providing parents with expanded educational options for their children.

2010-05-27 06:00:00

THE CULMINATION OF A YEAR IN ENACT'S DROPOUT PREVENTION PROGRAM NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SHOW UP! 2010 is the culmination of a year of work by students enrolled in the ENACT Dropout Prevention Programs.

2009-07-15 11:21:04

A market-based approach to increasing school choice actually leads to fewer educational opportunities, particularly for disadvantaged students in urban areas, according to a University of Illinois expert in education.

2008-10-13 12:00:32

The concept of economies of scale -- that bigger is better, more efficient, more cost-effective -- may work in businesses where you want fries with that, but not necessarily in the business of education, where you want high school graduates.

2008-10-07 03:00:20

CHICAGO - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class. But frustrated with overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks and a shortage of computers, Ms.

2008-10-02 18:00:25

By JANESE HEAVIN Private schools in Columbia are teaming up and pooling their resources in hopes of becoming more competitive with Columbia Public Schools.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.