April

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America’s Teens Outscore Adults On Stress

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association (APA) has conducted a survey of different aspects of stress in America. This year’s analysis …

SAT scores stagnant, many unprepared for college, officials say

The average SAT scores for the high school Class of 2013 remained stagnant from the previous year and fewer than half of the students who graduated were prepared for the rigors of college, officials said Wednesday.<p>Average SAT scores for high school seniors nationwide stayed steady in reading, math …

College & University

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

The Neglected Purpose of Education

<i>"To prepare all citizens to become responsible members of a democratic society"</i><p>"To develop socialization and citizenship skills in children"<p>"Preparing students for responsible, productive citizenship and imbuing them with values common to one democratic society"<p>These similar phrases were developed …

Opting Out of Reality for Jesus

The simple act of questioning whether organized religion makes people stupid is bound to provoke a heated response. On one hand, there are people who claim to live in faith-based communities who attribute every event in their lives to the will of God. On the other hand, there are those (like my …

Dozens of Atlanta Teachers Indicted in Cheating Scandal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A grand jury has indicted 35 school administrators and teachers for their alleged part in the …

Full vaccine schedule safe for kids, no link to autism

A new study is the latest research failing to find a connection between autism and vaccines.<p>At least 10% of parents of young children skip or delay routine vaccinations, often out of concern that kids are getting "too many shots, too soon."<p>A new study finds that children who receive the full …