A new study suggests that students who take music lessons in high school perform better at science, math and English. The researchers collected data from over 100,000 students at public high schools across
There’s no shortage of journalism focusing on education. But little of it has examined a fundamental question: What gets taught in our schools and how? Look through a newspaper or magazine—or one of the
Policy makers need to question their assumptions about what makes a good school. During my first campaign to be Chicago’s mayor, in 2011, I promised to put education reform at the forefront of my agenda.
Academically, Joining the Greek System Is Like ‘Having All of Your Professors Be Worse Than Average’
Fraternities and sororities’ effect on grades was largest, researchers found, during pledging. If everyone strived to embody the core values listed on fraternities’ and sororities’ websites, the world
'I Work 3 Jobs And Donate Blood Plasma to Pay the Bills.' This Is What It’s Like to Be a Teacher in America
Hope Brown can make $60 donating plasma from her blood cells twice in one week, and a little more if she sells some of her clothes at a consignment store. It’s usually just enough to cover an electric