Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:49pm
Honest discussion about what sexual identity is, how it defines our cultural norms, and how traditional sex and gender roles limit our collective development will offer real opportunities for creating safe and non-discriminatory public schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:34pm
While agriculture experts are thrilled by an agricultural boom in New York, they fear that a lack of agriculture options in public education, both for students and teachers, will thwart possible agriculture growth in the state.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 3:56pm
We are looking to speak with districts that have collaborated with higher education to launch early-college high school programs that are offering students college credit while also better preparing them for the rigors of college coursework. To tell us and our readers about your innovative program, please click the link.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 2:39pm
The Connecticut Elementary and Secondary Social Studies Frameworks curriculum proposal is a model that local districts can use but is not state mandated. The instruction focuses on students not only knowing the answers to key questions in history, economics, geography and civics but also understanding what questions to ask to separate out valuable information.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 1:50am
A new brand website has been launched by JumpStart at www.jumpstart.com to house all of its web and mobile offerings, including the company's learning-based games and game-themed worlds.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 1:25am
Avella Area superintendent Janell Logue-Belden has been named as the Pennsylvania district's new superintendent. She will replace Janet Ciramella, who will retire in April after 25 years in the district, including the past two as superintendent.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 1:21am
Citing a desire to return to more classroom-oriented work, South Portland Superintendent of Schools Suzanne Godin will resign effective June 30, 2015.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 1:17am
After soliciting little public comment, the Seattle School Board plans to vote this week on whether to offer interim Superintendent Larry Nyland the district’s top job for the next two and a half years.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 1:15am
Wisconsin’s voucher school program needs more accountability, based on objective measures of success. Public money for private school vouchers should be pulled if evidence shows bad results and no improvement.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 1:11am
The U.S.' healthy foods school program must continue because the savings in health care costs that will be realized if future adults eat healthier will be considerable. Parents also need to do better for their kids by doing better for themselves.