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Now Students Are Using Spy Gear to Cheat on Tests

Teachers beware.

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Here's What Happened When This School Made SATs Optional on Applications

It changes things a lot — but what's the motivation?
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Chinese Testing Centers Deployed These Drones to Catch Students Cheating

Chinese students have been caught using some seriously innovative technology to cheat on tests.
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Watch an Impressive Fourth-Grader Call Out All the Problems with Standardized Testing

"This testing looks at me as a number."
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Homework Sucks — And We Have the Research to Prove It

Hit the books, or don't?
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Anti-Gay Tennessee Lawmaker Praised as 'Educational Reformer Of the Year'

Michelle Rhee's StudentsFirst organization praised John Ragan, sponsor of the 'Don't Say Gay' bill, as "a leading advocate for change."

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Trends in Education 2013: This is How Texas Wastes $90 Million a Year

Texas is known for being friendly to "the test." However, despite outspending and out-testing other states, its students continue to underperform.
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Michelle Rhee Cheating Scandal: Partially Her Fault?

A leaked memo has raised concerns that the former D.C. public schools chancellor's demands for transparency and "no excuses" mentality didn't go quite as far as she would like us to believe.
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Why Some Kids Flourish and Others Fail Under Pressure

The New York Times recently examined why some kids succeed under pressure while others completely fail, linking genetics to the results.
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When Will We Realize the SAT is Irrelevant and a Waste Of Time?

A perfect SAT score buys you less, but costs more. Great scores won’t get you into an Ivy League school, but you must have great scores to be even considered.
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Harvard University Cheating Scandal: Even At Harvard, Cheating is Cheating

More than 60 students were accused of cheating on Harvard's "Introduction to Congress" final exam. The university has now asked a large number of those students to withdraw, but is that right?

Monsters University Release Date: On June 21 Billy Crystal and John Goodman Go Back to School

The latest trailer for the upcoming 'Monsters University' film is a mature and satirical take on the status of education in our society. Look for it in theaters on June 21.
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Standardized Testing is Completely Out of Control

High-stakes standardized testing is crushing students' creativity and strangling our schools.
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If This Chicago Teacher Does Not Prove to You Why Rahm Emanuel is Wrong About the Union Strike, Then Nothing Will

A snapshot of teacher working conditions ... and then an "HD snapshot" about what Chicago kids go through.

New York City High School Cheating Scandal Sparks Fears That Facebook Can Be Used to Cheat

A cheating scandal rocks a prestigious New York high school.
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Are Charter Schools the Answer to the Public Education Problem?

Education reformers like Michelle Rhee and politicians like Rahm Emanuel often point at teacher unions for inefficiency in public schools. But are charter schools the answer?

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5 Tips to Master the LSAT and Get Into Your Dream Law School

If you are interested in law school, here are 5 tips that will help you conquer that dreaded beast, the LSAT.
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SATs Are Cheating Students, Not the Other Way Around

The SATs can't sum up a student's academic intelligence, and the best option is to eliminate them.
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Sam Eshaghoff's SAT Cheating Scandal Shows Flaws in Educational System

Standardized testing is an outdated and unreliable assessment of one’s knowledge, and the amount of importance placed on achievement on these exams creates a cut-throat atmosphere for students.
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13 New York Students Arrested for SAT Cheating Scandal

The arrest of 20 students for cheating on the ACT and SAT shows that something is fundamentally wrong with our education system.
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Education Policy Must Tackle Summer Learning Loss

What's the right strategy to prevent students from losing their academic skills over the summer?