In 2010, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the Kindergarten Readiness Act into law, which changed the kindergarten entry age so that children must turn 5 by September instead of December to enroll.
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January 2014 ushered in a new and harder General Education Development test, or GED. This is the test that adults without a diploma take to show that they possess high-school level skills.
Self-help groups are a popular strategy for empowering women in India. These groups are composed of ten to twenty women and focus on savings and credit programs or advancing group members' claims or rights. This study presents impact estimates of women's self-help group membership on subjective well-being in Odisha, India.
The Syrian crisis has disrupted the education of Syrian youth and confounded the education systems in countries receiving them. More than half of the roughly 2.5 million Syrian refugees are under the age of 18 and at least two thirds aren't accessing any form of education.
Federal School Improvement Grants (SIGs) support turnaround efforts in the nation’s lowest-performing schools, including many that serve a large number of English Language Learner Students (ELLs).
Hispanic, black, Asian and white Ph.D. graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics face different levels of debt on average. Here are the quick facts.
State teacher evaluation policies have undergone sweeping changes since 2008, spurred forward heavily by federal competitive funding opportunities like Race to the Top and Investing in Innovation.
Governments are investing more in science under the notion that it will lead to more economic growth and scientific knowledge, but are often unsure of how best to invest. Julia Lane explains why understanding the scientific process is key to investing wisely in science.
Most students enter into science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) Ph.D. programs planning to work in academia, but many STEM Ph.D. holders eventually seek nonacademic positions.