Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 8:54am
We are writing a story about the use of video games in K12 education. We are looking for experts, educators, and software designers who can tell us about the latest thinking on how games should—and shouldn’t—be used in school. Follow the link to contact us.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:50pm
ON June 6, at a middle school in Mooresville, N.C., President Obama set a goal of high-speed Internet in nearly every public school in America in five years. It was a bold and needed pronouncement — except that in 1996 President Clinton said virtually the same thing, calling for libraries and classrooms to be “hooked up to the Information Superhighway by the year 2000.”
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:43pm
A slight majority of high schools in the mid-Hudson Valley experienced an increase in graduation rates in 2012 and nearly all surpassed the state average, according to new state Education Department data.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:39pm
With strong parent support, Highland Park ISD administrators are planning a new elementary foreign language program.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:34pm
None of us likes to think that bullying would occur in our community. But the May 24 incident offers some lessons in how parents and schools can address the problem.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:25pm
After turning away kids for years, school superintendents say they plan to begin accepting transfer requests this summer from the first of what could be hundreds — if not thousands — of students seeking to leave two unaccredited districts in north St. Louis County.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:21pm
Washington state’s school superintendent says he opposes the expansion of half-days on school calendars and wants lawmakers to act next year to give his office the authority to curb them.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:16pm
The flipped learning model of instruction, while virtually unknown a few years ago, is gaining attention and adherents among teachers and administrators in American K-12 and postsecondary classrooms.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:15pm
The Alabama Department of Education yesterday released the list of 78 "failing" schools where parents will be eligible for a state income tax credit to help send their child to a private school.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:12pm
The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is joining bookstores and libraries in more than 50 locations around the country for the first annual Bedtime Math National Pajama Party Week, aimed at making math fun, exciting and relevant for children three to eight-years-old.