Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 3:56pm
Students who struggled with their reading during the last school year are finding that nothing has changed: They still cannot properly read. These children are not alone. The International Dyslexia Association reports that a researched minimum of 5% of school children fail to learn to read in spite of adequate instruction, motivation, and intelligence. A shocking 95% of these children reach junior high undiagnosed and unremediated.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 08/12/2012 - 12:13pm
Students in a central Indiana school district who test positive for drug use could lose the right to participate in extracurricular activities and be forced to undergo counseling as part of changes to the district's drug testing policy.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 7:07am
I read with interest StudentsFirst founder Michelle Rhee's "sounding the alarm" commentary on the "harmful policies" in our educational system, but I was stunned that she didn't mention reforming physical education as a key element for our future success ("Column: Olympic effort needed for education").