News Update

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

School advertising goes digital

Digital billboards that resemble large touch-screen tablets placed in schools in two Arizona districts

After iPad fiasco, LAUSD will provide computers as-needed

District plans to provide computers to students as needed for instruction or testing

Students will dance, act and design with core arts standards

Updated National Core Arts Standards add media arts such as animation, film, gaming and computer design

Construction complete on Ohio school complex

555,000-square-foot education complex houses middle school, high school and community center

States increase pre-K funding

Nationwide, state funding for preschool increased by $672 million this year

Designing games as a career path

Students study creative aspects of game design and programming at Florida magnet school