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Colleges are failing to teach students how to write well

If you listen to college administrators long enough, you might start to believe that the biggest problem facing academia is diversity. Aside from changing their recruitment and acceptance strategies, ... read more

The writing imperative: Oregon schools need to teach more students to write well

As students return ... time and expertise to teaching writing techniques and giving students detailed feedback. They'll be battling at least three factors that conspire to make it hard to get Oregon k... read more

Are public schools failing dyslexic children?

Learning to read is one of the fundamental concepts that schools are expected to teach. But parents of children with dyslexia say public schools in Oklahoma are failing ... for dyslexia, students with ... read more

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Critics warn that well-meaning reforms may be lowering the quality of college

But it’s among the ways critics warn some well-meaning reforms ... Initiative at the Community College of Aurora in Colorado increased the focus of instructors on teaching writing while reducing the a... read more

Working Geek: For’s Alice Steinglass, writing software can be a kid’s 21st Century ‘voice’

It’s hardly possible to imagine schools not teaching kids how to write. No essays, no poetry, no reports or creative writing. For Alice Steinglass, president of, that scenario isn’t a whole l... read more

It’s a mess: graduate schools are failing to prepare students for jobs

Levine’s indictment of education school teaching has legs ... at research universities essentially prepare students to become mini-me’s, younger versions of themselves. Thus, graduate schools fail to ... read more

Schools Are Failing to Teach the Truth About Slavery, the SPLC Says

But most students are not being taught ... and the continuing segregation of schools and neighborhoods. "The most troubling finding is that usually there is no systematic approach to teaching this top... read more

How to Master AP Courses in High School

A score of 3, 4 or 5 on an Advanced Placement exam can earn high school students valuable college ... major enjoyed the writing portions of his applications and thinks having a unique personal story h... read more

Are California's public schools failing their students on literacy?

Yet now, according to a lawsuit brought by a group of students, parents and advocacy organizations against the state of California, the government is failing to teach students to ... problems exist in ... read more

Sex education programmes in Kenyan schools are failing students

The lessons should extend to prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), as well as contraception and unintended pregnancy. The students ... public and private schools, found t... read more

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