Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:59pm
Only a handful of school districts attempt rigorous, round-the-clock monitoring of social media traffic to spot threats against their schools or students. Leaders in these districts say the extra level of security acts as an early-warning system that can prevent young people from hurting themselves or others.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:43pm
Data shows that nearly every racial and ethnic subgroup has seen a growth in graduation rates. There are lots of grants out there to continue the progress—make sure your district is ready to go after them.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:26pm
In The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education, Vanessa Rodriguez and co-author Michelle Fitzpatrick go to the intersection of education, neuroscience and daily experience to explore how the mind of a teacher works, and more important, how it can be made more effective.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:11pm
Immersing students at Cave Creek USD with foreign language catapulted them above state average test scores. Superintendent Debbi C. Burdick and the governing board launched a world language program that included Spanish and Chinese programs beginning in elementary school.