Teaching & Learning

10/4/2011

10/4/2011

In today’s world of public education, a child’s academic success and future prospects for happiness are determined by two narrow measures: their math and reading scores.

10/4/2011

The new vending machine sat unnoticed as students rushed past its baby carrots, yogurt smoothies and hummus to neighbors dispensing Snapple, Doritos, Goldfish and Cheez-It. The lunch period was nearly over before a potential customer stopped to check out its offerings. No sale.

10/3/2011

10/3/2011

Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School, supported by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities’ Safe Routes to School Program, SEARHC, and the Juneau Police Department, will be joining schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday.

10/3/2011

Two proposed Mandarin language immersion charter schools that have drawn fierce opposition from school officials and parents in Millburn, Livingston and nearby areas failed to win approval Friday from the New Jersey Education Department.

9/30/2011

9/30/2011

The ignorance by American students of the basic history of the civil rights movement has not changed — in fact, it has worsened, according to a new report by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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