A consortium to develop a set of “research-based and internationally benchmarked” college and career-ready standards in mathematics and in English-language arts (ELA) was established earlier this year by the National Governor’s Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), in partnership with Achieve, the College Board, and ACT. . . .
On this week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack, the lessons of history. Best selling author and historian Niall Ferguson tells Consuelo what the seismic global economic and market shifts of recent years mean for our future, particularly the longer term implications of America's exploding debt. . . .
Michael Petrilli, a Hoover Institution researcher, notes that the percentage of adults over 25 with at least a bachelor's degreee has climbed from 20 percent in 1988 to 30 percent in 2008, and there's no reason to think it won't continue to climb. . . .