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Ryan Suwimski, left, and Ben Medrano listen as their teacher describes job-interview strategies in a financial-literacy class at Taylorsville High School in Taylorsville, Utah.
—Jim McAuley for Education Week

States Fall Short on Teaching Financial Literacy

When it comes to teaching students how to manage their money, most states rate a B or a C, a new report says. (October 20, 2015)

Spotlight on Career Readiness

In this Spotlight, see how new tests aim to measure career readiness, explore different opinions on career-ready skills, and learn how community engagement and individualized plans can inspire students.

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Thanks to the impending debut of the revised SAT, many high school juniors are taking as many as three different college-readiness tests this school year.
December 22, 2015 - Education Week
Millions of dollars in public and private financing were unveiled at a daylong summit in Washington on "next-generation high schools."
December 1, 2015 - Education Week
A recruiter for highly selective Gettysburg College scours schools for high-achieving low-income and minority prospects.
December 1, 2015 - Education Week
A rash of student transfers was a wake-up call for Principal Rodney Fisher to prioritize his school's mission, he writes.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Subtle, everyday biases in the nation's classrooms pose major obstacles to academic success for low-income students and students of color.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
Gifted and honors classes are often dominated by white students from well-off families, but some districts are removing the barriers that keep out low-income students and students of color.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
The National Institutes of Health will dedicate $300 million over the next decade to launch the largest, most comprehensive study to date of how children’s brains develop during adolescence.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
A Geneva-based philanthropy has invested more than $28 million in the past six years to help children, adolescents, and adults with learning impairments that haven't been formally diagnosed.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
The U.S. Department of Education is encouraged by preliminary state-by-state data showing that graduation rates for the 2013-14 school year were up from the year before.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
Military recruiters often fly below the radar at many high schools, and two researchers suggest that's a problem.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week

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