One spring day in the Sabino Canyon in Tucson, Ariz., a mountain lion roams the nearby Ford Elementary School yard, frightening the dickens out of youngsters at the K-5 school.
When a third grader's mom called frantically searching for her son who was late coming home from school, Eastlawn Elementary School Principal Jeff Lauer was out of the building at a district meeting. Lauer's assistant reached him on his cell phone.
Digging up an 18th century fort in Bedford, Penn., keeps students honed into their history.
Encouraging people to own homes in once-run-down Bay Shore, N.Y., improves stability and student success.