Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:39pm
The mothers of three Camden boys filed a legal petition Monday asking the state education commissioner to declare that the city's schools do not meet the constitutional requirement of providing children with a thorough and efficient education, and to find better-performing schools for their sons immediately and for the 15,000 other students in the district soon.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:34pm
A San Francisco nonprofit plans to announce a $25 million fund Monday to create Bay Area schools focused on "blended learning," the concept of coupling traditional teaching with online resources to improve student performance.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:42pm
Closing public schools to reopen new ones destroys communities and does nothing to better educate children, education historian and New York University professor Diane Ravitch told the City Club of Chicago Monday.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:06pm
Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.