Will Huntsberry

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New GED Test Means Many Have To Start From Scratch

Friday, January 16, 2015

New GED Means Many Have To Start From Scratch

On New Year's Eve, 2013, as people were setting up house parties around the country and Times Square workers were preparing for the ball to drop, a small few were instead rushing to their local GED testing centers. Tyron Jackson, a ...


Big Drop In Students Being Held Back, But Why?

Friday, December 12, 2014

The question of when or whether it's appropriate to hold a child back in school is a heated one among teachers, parents and even politicians.

And a new study is adding some kindling to the debate.

Researchers found that the rate at which kids are held back — in ...


Kids' Drawings Speak Volumes About Home

Monday, December 08, 2014

When children reach 6 years old, their drawings matter.

Not because of those purple unicorns or pinstripe dragons but because of how kids sketch themselves and the very real people in their lives.

In a new study, researchers found that children who experienced chaos at home — including high ...


Is Digital Learning More Cost-Effective? Maybe Not

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Politicians from Jeb Bush to President Obama like to hype the revolutionary power and cost-effectiveness of digital learning, but a new study suggests, in many cases, it is neither more powerful nor cheaper than old-fashioned teaching.

Billions of public dollars have been directed toward digital learning initiatives in recent ...


Inside the Test Prep Industry for NYC Gifted Programs

Monday, June 09, 2014

Families have until June 9 to register for a seat in one of the city's gifted programs. To get this far in the process, many families started at the same place: A test prep center whe...
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