In the News: Proposed Law Would Require Illinois Children to Start School by Age 5, Threatening Kindergarten Redshirting
Illinois legislators are considering a bill that would prevent parents from holding their children back from starting kindergarten, a practice known as academic redshirting. A review of the research on redshirting at the kindergarten level finds that the practice, on average, has few benefits and considerable costs.
Like schools, fitness studios aim to provide a great experience for twenty-five or thirty students with great variation in levels and goals.
In a competency-based learning model, students keep working at something until they demonstrate mastery.
Braven partners with three universities to help over 1,600 low-income, first-generation students transition from college to career.
Name an educated, upper-middle-class parent who hasn’t done a hundred things to advantage their own progeny in the frantic competition for limited spots at elite universities.
What to make of a study finding that the achievement gap between students with low and high socioeconomic status has barely budged over the past 50 years?
My Tech High partners with innovative public school districts to offer tuition-free, home-centered education programs to 5,000 students, primarily in Utah.
Reader hours, reporter time disappear into flawed journalistic experiment
A new analysis links data on career and technical education course-taking to employment data.
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