From DA

What is bullying?

Why achieving a clarity of definition is so important for principals

What you need to know about ‘deeper learning’

Deeper learning is another name for the shift in emphasis away from teacher-led, rote learning

Teachers drive their own PD in Edcamp movement

International network of free, one-day “unconferences” allow educators to set agenda

Testing times growing nationwide

Students nationwide take as many as 20 standardized tests per year, and an average of 10 in grades 3 through 8

Nation’s first Arabic dual-language school to open in Houston

After Spanish, Arabic is the second-most common non-English language spoken at home for families in the district

Rural schools hit hard by budget cuts

Some 9.7 million students are enrolled in rural districts, representing more than 20 percent of all U.S. public school students

Outlook on instruction: Class around the clock

A 24/7 learning model—that’s personalized and partly controlled by students—will become more entrenched

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