Articles: DA Archive

Seeking Tangible Results for Effective Teaching

Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools embarks on its second year of collecting data for grant project from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The Stereotype Trap

A new study from researchers at Indiana University says negative stereotypes hinder learning in the present and could make it impossible in the future.

Google and Microsoft Go to School

The computing giants compete to provide powerful online applications to school districts—for free.

Voucher Programs Losing Steam in School Choice Debate

Tuition voucher program support has been withering under the Obama administration as it phases out the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.

Two Consortia of States Win Race to the Top Funds

The U.S. Department of Education has earmarked $350 million in Race to the Top grants for states to develop new assessments for the Common Core Standards.

Play Well, Learn Better

Stockton (Calif.) Unified School District promotes healthy recess activities to reduce chaos on the school yard and ultimately in the classroom.

School Safety Takes a Back Seat

School districts across the nation are making budget cuts in a previously taboo area—safety.

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