Why public university presidents are under fire
We know an industry is in crisis when its top institutions cannot establish stable leadership. That is the case with some of our nation's best public universities today.
Tue, 19 Jun 2012 13:23:00 EDT
Does obesity affect school performance?
Obese children and teenagers face a slew of potential health problems as they get older, including an increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and certain cancers. As if that weren't enough, obesity may harm young people's long-term college and career prospects, too.
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 13:12:00 EDT
My View: Why I chose home schooling
Editor's Note: Bethany M. Gardiner, M.D., is a pediatrician and author of "Highlighting Homeschooling," (http://www.stickytapepress.com/) which guides parents through the educational options available to them and their children.
Tue, 10 Apr 2012 14:35:00 EDT
Obama chides governors for education cuts
President Barack Obama told U.S. governors attending a luncheon Monday that they are cutting too much funding for education and need to make reforms while continuing to invest in the future of America's students.
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:48:00 EST
10 states freed from some 'No Child Left Behind' requirements
Ten states are being granted waivers to free them from some requirements of the No Child Left Behind education reform law, with President Barack Obama explaining Thursday that the move aims to "combine greater freedom with greater accountability."
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:24:00 EST
USDA issues new rules for school meals
School meals will have to offer fruits and vegetables to students every day under standards issued by the United States Department of Agriculture on Wednesday.
Wed, 25 Jan 2012 18:51:00 EST
Medical schools join first lady's health initiative for veterans
Two medical education groups and 130 medical schools signed on to first lady Michelle Obama's initiative to "train the nation's physicians to meet the unique health care needs of the military and veterans communities," the White House announced Wednesday.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012 23:24:00 EST
Lessons from famous college dropouts
A college degree can be an important gateway to employment, a career and a better standard of living. But a college degree does not equate to someone's level of intelligence or talent. For those seeking the best workers or leaders, there is a plethora of intelligent, inventive people without degrees who should not be overlooked.
Sat, 31 Dec 2011 19:24:00 EST
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