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Micro-School Network Expands Learning Options

Technology has the potential to decentralize K-12 education and make it more learner-directed, upending a top-down system in favor of individual autonomy and self-determination. But the technology can’t do this alone. It requires a learning environment that fosters creativity and…

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ducation Dept. to use SAT as high school assessment

The New Mexico Public Education Department announced Friday it has adopted the nonprofit College Board’s SAT as the state’s new official high school assessment. The moves comes as part of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s effort to replace unpopular standardized exams…

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Elijah Cummings’s legacy of advocacy for urban issues

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (Md.) was one of the most powerful Democrats in Washington as the chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee that is overseeing numerous investigations into the Trump presidency. But his political career began long before…

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Teen Suicides Rising Sharply, Federal Data Show

Suicide rates for teens between the ages of 15 and 19 increased by 76 percent between 2007 and 2017.  And the suicide rate for 10- to 14-year-olds nearly tripled over that same time period, according to CDC's data.

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