Getting more high-schoolers on the graduation stage. Flexible, online courses; tuned-in counselors; and technical training programs at the high school level are some of the initiatives noted in states that are making headway with graduation rates. The national average could reach 90 percent at this pace, the new analysis notes. (Reuters)
“Why preschool isn’t enough.” President Obama’s plan for universal, high-quality pre-K must be followed by the same high-quality instruction in the early grades, or the gains made in preschool could fade away. (The Atlantic)
A longitudinal study in love. A physicist proposes to his physicist girlfriend through a fake academic paper. (io9)
Best time to call team meeting. 3 p.m. on Tuesday, according to this analysis. Want to make it more efficient? Ask everyone to stand. (h/t Annie Murphy Paul, 99U)
Mimi Karabulut, ES communications intern, contributed to this post.