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WATCH: The Best And The Brightest

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WATCH: The Best And The Brightest

How do highly selective colleges and universities decide who gets in and who does not? Amherst let us take a look behind the doors of the admissions process to find out how important grades, S.A.T. scores, athletics, family connections and other factors really are.

Jun 22nd, 2004 | 2 comments | 5,537 Views
WATCH: Gifted Education

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WATCH: Gifted Education

Programs for gifted students are disappearing in districts because of budget cuts, shifting priorities and, some allege, because of the federal "No Child Left Behind" act.

May 25th, 2004 | 0 comments | 5,385 Views
Testing Matthew

Testing Matthew

Testing Matthew

There are more than 7 million students with special needs. And all special education programs have to adhere to the strict standards set forth by NCLB.

Apr 20th, 2004 | 0 comments | 2,576 Views
Saving Black Colleges

Saving Black Colleges




Feb 25th, 2004 | 0 comments | 2,546 Views
WATCH: The Achievement Gap

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WATCH: The Achievement Gap

The achievement gap, a disparity in education, is a matter of race and class. Researchers claim that the achievement gap stems from years of discrimination, but the gap itself does not discriminate--it plagues public and private schools alike.

Nov 12th, 2003 | 1 comment | 7,265 Views
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