News Update

Administrators respond to Common Core opt-out requests

It remains unclear how widespread the opt-out movement is across the nation

How schools can even playing field for girls of color

Report finds fewer offerings and resources for girls' teams in high minority schools

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

NYC schools observe Muslim holidays

Move could open the door for other districts to recognize Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr

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

Lessons from the Atlanta cheating scandal

Staff-led cheating on standardized tests has been documented in 40 states and the District of Columbia

Can analytics predict the best teachers?

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