News Update

The state of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 40 years later

Total number of students with disabilities in the United States has been on the decline since 2005

Transforming rent into innovation in North Carolina schools

Fees collected from community groups renting facilities turned into grants for student projects

Diversity drives demand for global lessons

Changing demographics have compelled undergraduate and working K12 teachers to expand their knowledge of foreign cultures

A success story just outside Detroit

Incentive for academic achievement is successfully motivating students

Shift to anonymous apps creates new school challenges

Garnering the most concern in many districts is Yik Yak

Can analytics predict the best teachers?

Programs designed to gauge impact teacher candidates will have on student test scores

Pride, history boost African-American achievement

Oakland USD's Office of African American Male Achievement develops sense of pride and identity in black male student community

Hairy hugs alleviate pain in schools

From shootings to tornadoes, canines provide comfort to students

Some schools increase pay for high-quality subs

Tennessee's Knox County Public Schools offering incentives

Schools define college and career readiness

Meaning of 'college and career ready' differs across nation's districts