Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 9:52pm
An El Paso charter school is in the midst of a 2-year sustainability practice project. As students create and maintain a 1.25-acre community garden and outdoor classroom, teachers are also incorporating the project into their daily curriculum with future plans for green urban planning projects.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:41pm
The Maine Charter School Commission voted to reject a Lewiston-Auburn school that would be affiliated with an imam tied to political upheaval in Turkey, but did approve the state’s first Web-based charter school.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:32pm
Gas costs, budget cuts and jam-packed school days loaded with tests have all cut back on field trips that used to dot educational calendars. But if schools find a willing partner, they could easily replicate the idea behind the "school with no walls."
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:23pm
At its core, the Keystone Exams and the underlying Common Core curriculum are not just about public school students' academic achievement. The forces behind the push are as much economic as they are educational.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:14pm
HUMAN is now an Official Service Partner of the National School Boards Association, which will allow HUMAN to work with member state associations on complying with the USDA's new Smart Snacks In School rules, which go into effect on July 1, 2014.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:03am
MakerBot announced the order availability for one of its newest 3D printers, the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/02/2014 - 10:53pm
Indiana moved a step closer to mandating concussion-awareness training for football coaches and requiring a 24-hour waiting period for players who suffer concussions.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 03/02/2014 - 3:45pm
Four buyers would scoop up the properties, netting the district about $25 million - well under the target it must meet to cover the city's $50 million outlay that helped schools open on time last fall.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 03/02/2014 - 3:42pm
To increase the number of students eating breakfast, the state Department of Education, with help from some nonprofits and food retailers, is sponsoring a school breakfast challenge, offering cash prizes for those who increase their percentages of participation the most.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 03/02/2014 - 3:40pm
New figures from the Auditor General’s Office show less than 54 cents out of every education dollar went into actual classroom spending — 7.4 percentage points below the national average.