How one majority-minority school fosters a college-going culture

The school provides academic and social-emotional supports for students who need them. Second in a series of "Schools of Opportunity" profiles.

New York taps new education commissioner — a superintendent fired in Florida

Why she was fired in Florida.

Maryland Gov. Hogan appoints two Common Core supporters to Board of Education

A Hogan spokeswoman had said he wanted to hit the pause button on the Core, but it doesn't sound like it now.



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A Memorial Day quiz. Test yourself.

See how much you know about the holiday and America's wars.

Why Memorial Day is often confused with Veterans Day (but shouldn’t be)

Some history and statistics.

Pearson’s chief education adviser extolls the ‘joy’ of data

It wasn't Bill Gates, or Arne Duncan.

Military mom away for nine months surprises son at high school graduation

She turns up on stage to hand him his diploma. Watch the video.

How Grades 6-12 get robbed in federal education funding

The statistics are stunning, showing a gaping "missing middle," while the early years and college get far more.

A different college ranking guide

It uses different data and different weights for traditional measures than does U.S. News.

The list of colleges that paid big money to the Clintons for speeches

Newly disclosed by the Clinton Foundation.

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