Articles: Teaching & Learning

Miami-Dade's 2012 Playbook for the New School Year

Alberto Carvalho's new line of products for the new school year include increased school choice, healthier food, and an emphasis on technology.

Encouraging Reading from the Top-Down

To encourage curiosity in reading among students, Superintendent Edythe Austermuhl mingles with students in their classrooms, hold informal book talks, and find new readings.

LAUSD Launches Wellness Campaign—Are You "In"?

LAUSD's "I'm In" campaign promotes healthy lifestyles and invites districts locally and nationwide to join in the effort.

Raising the Bar for the Learning Disabled in Florida

Almost all of the 15 percent of Florida’s public school students identified as having learning disabilities are not exempt from the state’s push for rigor.

After 50 Years, Ethnic Studies Still Controversial

Recent events in school districts and some states show how divisive this 1960s phenomenon may prove to be in the 21st century.

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