News Update

A Brighter Vision for Summer School

New and Innovative summer programs attempt to stimulate students academically rather than provide sheer credit recovery or test prep classes that get kids "through" the tests.

The Missing Link: Uniting Researchers and Practitioners for Mathematics Curriculum

A new report from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) aims to find common goals between mathematics researchers and practitioners.

Study Finds K12 Educators Unprepared to Teach Personal Finance

A new report finds that although a majority of K12 educators believe that financial literacy is an important content area, only a small minority feel qualified to teach it.

Indianapolis Public Schools Pursues LEED Certification

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) will be putting the final touches on 25 refurbished buildings that will receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

Two N.H. Districts Save Big with Biomass-Fueled Plants

Two New Hampshire school systems, the Pembroke School District and Winnisquam Regional School District (WRS D), are reducing their carbon dioxide emissions by transitioning to biomass- fueled plants.

San Diego Pilot: Latest Test of Augmented Reality

An experimental initiative that tests the potential of augmented reality for K12 education has begun in the San Diego Museum of Art.

Film Exposes Rights Denied to Children

Documentary film, A Right Denied: The Critical Need for Genuine School Reform, examines the need for children of all economic backgrounds in the United States have the same education.

Fate of String Programs Uncertain

Student interest in string programs nationwide have increased, according to a study by the National String Project Consortium (NSCP).

People Watch

Career-Oriented Curriculum Delivers Critical Skills

An increasing number of students are finding themselves mingling among professionals with internships in local businesses—the culmination of a work-based learning curriculum.

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