ED In The News


Dropouts hurt S.C. economy

South Carolina's worst-in-the-nation graduation rate undermines tax revenue and increases the number of people in jails, according to a new report. (The State)


High school diploma program

High school dropouts have other educational options under Vermont's High School Completion Program.  (Bennington Banner)


Editorial: National Standards

America needs coherent, uniform national science standards to stay competitive and give all children the best possible education. (Washington Times)


Neighborhoods’ Effect on Grades Challenged

Moving inner-city kids to middle class neighborhoods may not help with academic achievement, says a recent study. (Washington Post)


Schools improve after lawsuit, study says

In the last three years L.A.’s lowest performing schools have shown improvement in school facilities and qualified teachers. (L.A. Times)

Spotlight on South Carolina