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9/22/2014

9/22/2014

History, which is supposed to be a recollection of factual evidence, shouldn’t be a controversial issue. Of course, this would also mean opinion wouldn’t be interjected. K-12 education should be factual.

9/22/2014

Real success will require that we prepare the next generation for global citizenship, which means broadening students’ perspectives, deepening their cultural and linguistic capacities, and heightening awareness of the larger issues that will affect their lives.

9/22/2014

Disinvestment has caused the explosion of class sizes—also one of the nation's highest. Inadequate investment has led to layoffs of teachers, librarians, custodians, counselors, administrators and other school personnel.

9/22/2014

Campus Steps, a new free platform for students, parents and counselors, hosts multiple online and mobile ready apps to allow students to keep tabs of their academics, search colleges, apply for colleges and communicate with their counselor. The company is being incubated by Campus Explorer in partnership with developers from Learning Core.

9/22/2014

Has anyone considered fighting for a magnet school-based system for our children’s education? It is my belief that we would end up with champions in every subject. I do not believe in making every student equal, but to make them rise to their own full potential.

9/22/2014

Education advocates say adding health care services, parenting classes and community events will help people in under-served communities engage more with their schools. T

9/22/2014

This is only Brilla’s second year in existence. It has a kindergarten, first and second grade. And yet, in the 2013-14 academic year, students at this charter school already made an average of 2.3 years of progress in math and 1.9 years of progress in reading.

9/22/2014

At least 26 school districts have participated in the Pentagon's surplus program, which is not new but has come under scrutiny after police responded to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, last month with tear gas, armored military trucks and riot gear.

9/22/2014

Cupcake Digital, Inc. launched Wubbzy’s Racecar, an enhanced storybook app featuring the character Wubbzy from Nick Jr.' Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! television series.

9/22/2014

Copilot Family, a parental control for mobile devices, was launched for iOS and Android devices. Now available in the App Store and Google Play, the app is a tool for parents to remotely guide their children’s experience on smartphones and tablets.

9/22/2014

The opponents, led by Sherri Few, who finished third in this year's Republican primary for education superintendent, will bring their complaints to the state Education Oversight Committee on Monday.

9/22/2014

A new report Thursday found that only 2% of the projected increase in federal spending over the next decade will be dedicated to programs benefiting children.

9/22/2014

After reviewing studies, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a policy statement in late August saying that because of their natural sleep cycles, teens really do experience difficulty falling asleep before 11 p.m. and that middle and high schools should start class at 8:30 a.m. or later.

9/22/2014

The small district in Wapello County has outfitted its buses with high-speed, wireless Internet, Des Moines television station KCCI reported Saturday.

9/19/2014

9/19/2014

Utah legislators and business leaders announced an education initiative designed to create more civically informed high school graduates. The Utah Civics Education Initiative bill would have high school students pass a U.S. civics test in order to qualify for graduation or an equivalent.

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