What Every Student Should Know
In terms of mean annual earnings, business grads do much better.

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Remember Penmanship? That's So 20th Century
Computers and more pressing subjects bump handwriting lessons. But a new form is emerging.

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The Two Faces of A.P.
Schools are doing all kinds of things to nudge students into A.P. classes, which are intended to mirror introductory college survey courses.

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Students in the U.S. Could Use New Formulas
Even among industrialized countries, the United States ranked ninth out of 12 in math.


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New Tactic: Freshman Boot Camp
The Freshman Success Summer Bridge is for incoming students with low English or math scores.

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L.A., San Diego Pupils Improve in Math
Scores rise sharply, but the students are still far behind nationally.

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Best Schools Share Path to Success
Matching talented teachers with neediest students is among practices that boost high school achievement, researchers find.

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College Learning Secrets Revealed

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A writer turns to teaching
He told them about himself, how he had been like them. "I can help you," he said, "I can help you."
One slept. Others stared, bored.

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Immigrants study their fiscal ABCs with interest
In a small Orange County classroom last week, students were learning how to calculate percentages, tabulate interest and budget their money. But this was no ordinary classroom.

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L.A. Renews Its Libraries as Modern Civic Centers
More than just housing books, the new and refurbished branches bring people together.

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California's going to get a shocking education
If there's still anyone who thinks that education levels and income in California will continue their steady rise, they may be in for a shock.

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It takes some vigilance, not a village, to raise readers
Literacy experts advise parents to start early and to make reading aloud a family affair.

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Got Game?
At work at play stations

Some universities are tailoring curricula to develop designers, wedding tech and storytelling skills.

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'E-School' Draws From World
As film studios scramble to find animators for a flood of computer-generated features, a Bay Area service helps them restock the talent pool.

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Young teachers help in tough schools
Teach for America making difference

I have homeless students, students who have been abused, students who need to take time off to translate for their parents, students who work 40 hours a week on top of school to help support their families.

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Four-day school week draws fans
More small districts can choose to change schedules, which some say will save on buses, utilities and lunches.
Three-day weekends are nothing special for students in two California school districts. Students work four days, then rest three, taking Fridays off.

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ADD grows up
The use of drugs to treat children with attention deficit disorder has been highly controversial for decades.

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AT THE HEAD OF THE CLASS
The Vanishing Class
Students drastically limit their prospects by dropping out of high school.
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FOLLOW-UP
Romer Proposes Reforms to Stem Tide of Dropouts
At least $21 million -- if the funds can be found -- would go toward algebra-readiness classes, catch-up courses and more counselors.
The 100 Best High Schools in America
Other Winning Equations
How to Build a Better High School


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