Summer is almost here! But just because school’s out doesn’t mean that learning has to stop.
Did you know teachers spend, on average, 4-8 weeks every fall reviewing and re-teaching material that students forgot over vacation?
Some students lose the equivalent of 1-2 months of reading and math skills during summer... and these effects can b...Read More
If you look closely at unemployment statistics you might notice something strange; even with many Americans looking for work, there are a large number of jobs still going unfilled. Many of these jobs have one thing in common, the need for an educational background in science, technology, engineering, and math (commonly referred to as STEM). Accordi....
You may have seen the name “AltSchool” in the news recently as it raised $100 million in funding (led by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan) to “reimagine education for US students and teachers.” That’s a lot of hype for a small system of “micro-schools” that currently has only 6 locations (in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Brooklyn....