Many science centers and museums offer STEM-related PD, and want to partner with districts to develop programs that align with school curriculum and Next Generation Science Standards.
Twelve of Nashville’s largest high schools in November began piloting an online test that assesses ninth-graders’ job aptitudes along with their career interests.
The digital divide still exists, but has shown signs of narrowing over the past six years, according to a recent study of media use by students under 8 years old by Common Sense Media.
Most states have laws mandating health education in primary and secondary schools, but New York will be the first to emphasize mental health instruction for all grades.
School districts are elevating physical education standards and expanding athletic activities beyond traditional sports to provide a more well-rounded education as required by the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Nevada recently launched an online reporting system for parents and students, joining a handful of other states and districts in efforts to combat bullying.
A lack of PD for teachers and principals hinders schools from achieving the full benefits of personalized learning, according to an analysis by MAPLE.
With districts facing a shortage of bilingual teachers, paraprofessionals present a rich source of candidates.
Fifteen states, including California and West Virginia, have adopted Discovery Education’s Techbooks for classroom use.
Florida’s charter schools are not required to comply with Florida Building Code requirements for educational facilities.