Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 12:06pm
The teacher wanted students to learn about the brewing process as part of a lesson on fermentation. But Adrienne Moerz, the mother of a 15-year-old student at Ralston Valley High School in Arvada, Colo., said having kids visit the brewery encourages underage drinking, KDVR reports.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 12:04pm
The move allows students to squeeze in more lessons. That could help transfer students who had to drop classes when they moved to schools with shorter schedules or failing students who are falling behind in the credits they need for graduation, proponents say.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 12:02pm
The voluntary guidelines call on schools to take such steps as restricting nuts, shellfish or other foods that can cause allergic reactions, and make sure emergency allergy medicine — like EpiPens — are available.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:51am
Kids recently headed back to school. Unfortunately, many of them were greeted by worn-out desks and broken chairs. More than three-quarters of U.S. schools are in need of repairs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:45am
Weaving learning into curriculum guided by the interests of children and nurtured by teachers who lead children through exploration and inquiry is what happens in most play-based pre-school and early education environments.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:27am
In all, the planned and proposed capital projects could total more than $50 million over a five-year period, and would defer any further roofing projects for 15 to 20 years, said Patrick J. Sullivan, the city’s director of buildings and facilities. Proposed projects include new roofs at 18 additional schools through 2016.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:00am
The property, according to Reuters, has been barricaded to keep members of the public and media away. Security guards also are monitoring the site. Workers have reportedly signed confidentiality agreements banning them from discussing any aspects of the work.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 12:00am
Proposition 30 stabilized school funding in California for the first time since the Great Recession began, allowing school districts to avert thousands of teacher layoffs.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 1:50pm
The way the Richmond Public School (RPS) district hires and pays employees needs oversight and the process could be wasting big money, according the Richmond City auditor.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:21pm
The winners of the K12 2013 Transformation Award were each selected for a transformative practice that resulted in improving the overall effectiveness, efficiency, and success of online learning, ultimately leading to improved student outcomes.