Recent Articles by Celia Baker
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 5:00 pm MDT
Georgia Tech is partnering with AT&T and online class provider Udacity to pioneer the first master's degree program taught as a massive open online course — a MOOC.
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:20 am MDT
Efforts to increase teacher quality by raising the bar on entrance to teacher training programs could have an unintended consequence: fewer black and Latino teachers.
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:13 am MDT
Grant money from the U.S. Department of Labor is helping many community colleges create industry-linked programs that help students finish faster and get good jobs.
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 4:25 pm MDT
Mothers shape the future for their children. Well-known people from around the country share lessons learned from their mothers.
Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 11:36 pm MDT
New college graduates cherish high hopes of landing a good job in 2013, but a new study says reality might not live up to their expectations.
Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 11:25 pm MDT
Summer bridge programs aim to reduce the need for remedial courses when underprepared college freshmen arrive on campus. A study of bridge programs at eight Texas institutions of higher education showed modest ...
Students are leaving historically black colleges and universities after changes to federal loan policy
Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 1:06 pm MDT
A 2011 change to the Parent Plus loan program has left a gap in financial aid that is felt with particular keenness at the nation's historically black colleges and universities.
Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 10:29 am MDT
The presidents of the United States and Mexico announced a new higher education forum intended to expand economic opportunities and increase access to learning.
Published: Sunday, May 5, 2013 1:04 pm MDT
There is a growing movement to expand the length of the school day in elementary and middle schools, especially those that serve low-income students. Early achievement results are promising.
Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 10:14 pm MDT
A lawsuit brought by dissatisfied parents in Morgan Hill, Calif., could result in expanded special education services in California, but at greatly increased cost.