Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:59pm
Congress and the U.S. Department of Agriculture should have consulted some everyday, health-conscious moms and dads before they drew up their new rules for school lunches. Most parents know that the best way to tuck a serving of vegetables into kids is to hide it. The federal rules make this nearly impossible.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:45pm
State law allows children with diagnosed allergies to keep their prescribed epinephrine auto-injectors at school in case of a reaction. A bill has been introduced in California that would require schools to keep an epinephrine stock and train some school personnel to use them in the case of an anaphylactic reaction.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:31pm
Over the next few years, charters are expected to serve an increasing proportion of New York City students—perhaps as much as 10 percent. Is there a point at which fostering charter schools undermines traditional public schools and the children they serve?
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:11pm
The Nutrients for Life Foundation and Discovery Education are launching a new online program, “From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil,” designed to teach middle school students about soil science and nutrients in agriculture. The program includes lesson plans, interactive tools bilingual family activities and more.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:54pm
Arrow, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, introduced the Key Rotation Indicator Rose for use on the QL97 series classroom intruder lockset. In an emergency situation, the 97 Function allows the teacher to use their key to lock the outside lever from inside the classroom, thereby preventing unauthorized entry.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 2:21am
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:48pm
Extron IN1608 IPCP is Extron Electronics's newest model in the IN1608 product family. The fully integrated AV system features a built-in Extron IP Link Pro control processor for complete control.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:41pm
Capstone Professional debuted several professional development offerings to support teachers and administrators in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. These resources, under its Maupin House imprint, cover subjects such as reading and writing strategies, linking K2 literacy and more.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:33pm
Hooda Math is launching educational versions of the Flappy Birds and 2048 games, available for free on the math games website. Both games are optimized for mobile devices and can be accessed from any device.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:37pm
Like it or not, testing is the best way to produce uniform standards and accountability. Opting out is more common among higher income families. If the kids from rich families don’t take the test how can we know what poorer children are or aren’t getting from their schools?