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Many K12 leaders try to foster a more positive culture in their schools to teach and reinforce good behavior among students. But this raises some important questions.
The Department of Education has begun accepting applications for $2.3 million in grants that will teach Native American languages to a new generation of children.
Superintendent Tiffany Anderson, who lives more than 60 miles from her office, arrives at Topeka Public Schools every day at 5:30 a.m. and leaves at 7 p.m., so she can spend more time getting to know the district.
School libraries increasingly use “genrefication”—the reorganization of collections by genre as opposed to the traditional Dewey Decimal System—to boost circulation.
Dozens of high schools across the nation are adding competitive video-gaming as it becomes one of the fastest-growing activities in both K12 and higher ed.
Students at Clarksville-Montgomery County School System can win a brand-new Toyota Yaris, Hyundai Accent or Kia Rio—or other prizes, such as gift cards—if they score a 3 or higher on exams.
Statewide teacher strikes and walkouts in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, Colorado and Kentucky left students out of school for days while superintendents scrambled.
The latest technology can fill classrooms with movie theater-quality sound. Among the latest products are audio enhancers for videoconferences and speakers that can mount to various surfaces and generate sound from numerous devices. Students can add some constructive “noise” of their own with throwable microphones and online music platforms.
Matthew Mayer and Shane Jimerson shaped a detailed, eight-point call to action to prevent gun violence in the U.S.. Several large school districts, among others, have signed on to support.