Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

Undergraduate enrollment has, in fact, dropped by 7 percent since 2010 — for reasons that include not only cost and aversion to debt, but also a decline in the number of 18- to 24-year-olds and an improving job market — while the number of graduate students keeps on rising. The St.

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Patrick Farenga is a leading and unique authority on homeschooling, bringing more than 30 years of fieldwork, advocacy, and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help parents and children learn in their own ways. Homeschooling, or thinking about it?

At Georgia State, black students find comfort and academic success

The Hechinger Report

From 2003 to 2015, according to GSU , its graduation rate (finishing a bachelor’s degree within six years of starting) for African-American students rose from 29 to 57 percent. Its graduation rate for first-generation students went up 32 percent between 2010 and 2014.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Patrick Farenga is a leading and unique authority on homeschooling, bringing more than 30 years of fieldwork, advocacy, and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help parents and children learn in their own ways.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Patrick Farenga is a leading and unique authority on homeschooling, bringing more than 30 years of fieldwork, advocacy, and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help parents and children learn in their own ways.

Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 In 2010, it gave $200,000 each to Portland and two other districts to develop plans for “district level system change” focused on “student-centered approaches,” including proficiency-based education.