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A Lotta Coloring Goin' On

The teaching of writing is as outdated as the indented paragraph. Here are some ways to fix it.

Safety Zone

Some experts say K-3 students are showing more violent tendencies in schools. What does this mean and how can you keep these problems from becoming worse?

Are Desktops Dead?

Technology—and how it is used—is changing quickly. But 85 percent of the computers schools expect to purchase this year are still desktops. Is this a sign that districts remain out of touch, or an understanding of exactly how districts are using computers?

The Single-Sex Solution

Is there a way that separate can be even better than equal? A handful of schools nationwide are trying to prove the point that single gender education can do a better job. educating both girls and boys

!Hola Espa?ol!

Are foreign language program offerings indicative of our nation as a melting pot--or is a Spanish Inquisition order?

Tech Masters

Verteran teachers are as technology-wise in this district as new teachers, and even students. An ongoing staff development program is why.

Leader by Surprise

If a teacher can drive a bus, then a superintendent can work the lunch room. This leader has done both.

Knot in My Class!

Alarmists would like you to believe that crayons and mud pies are developmentally appropriate. KidPix is not.

Problem Solved

In four years, one Boston school nearly doubled its passing rate in math. Find out how they did it.

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