Articles by Allie Bidwell
Students made significant test score gains since 2003.
An elderly woman carrying a new strain of the bird flu died Dec. 6 in eastern China.
On average, two-thirds of previously failing schools were not identified as such 1 year later.
Water scarcity will be amplified 40 percent by climate change, study says.
Obama ratings won't help lower college costs, many experts say.
Some electronics can harm people if they aren't discarded properly.
Improved test scores were not associated with better memory, speed or attention skills.
About 300,000 fewer students enrolled in college this fall, compared to 2012.
There were 14.1 million new cases of cancer in 2012, compared to 12.7 million in 2008.
Pearson employees, as well as some family members and local schools, will participate in the event.