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New AP Courses to Emphasize Critical Thinking and Research
By Caralee Adams on March 5, 2012 5:47 PM
The College Board is piloting two new Advanced Placement courses designed to focus on r...
Don't Leave Gifted Students Behind
High achievers are essential to global competition
By Frances R. Spielhagen
The annual wars, aka school budget deliberations, are about to begin. Across the nat...
Alabama Voices: MLK would have been AP student
5:29 PM, Jan. 14, 2012
By Caroline Novak
Children across the country are celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King's "March on Was...
Why Be Apologetic About Helping the Gifted?
By Walt Gardner on November 14, 2011 7:22 AM|Recommend
Only in the U.S. are gifted children treated as stepchildren. Despite their growing n...
10 Things Colleges Want From Applicants
College admissions are essentially mysterious. Of course there are vague ideas about what to do to get into college, but what is really the most important in t...
Excellence for All--Getting Past the Minimum-Standards Mentality
By Frederick M. Hess | National Review
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
This article appears in the October 31 edition of National Review...
Suburban school districts falling behind
Jay P. Greene and Josh B. McGee, Special Contributors
Education reform efforts have focused almost exclusively on improving big city public school sy...
Why gifted education misses out
By Jay Mathews
Frederick M. Hess’s long essay in the latest issue of the quarterly National Affairs pleased those of us who share the American Enterpr...
Texas’ Mesquite Independent School District Wins National Urban Education Excellence Award
New Orleans, La. (October 10, 2011) - The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announces that Tex...
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