Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 03/02/2014 - 3:18pm
Regardless of one's opinion about gambling, the fact remains that poor families make up a disproportionate number of lottery players while most honor roll students come from middle income families and up.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 11:22pm
Under the theory that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Albuquerque’s charter school movement should feel complimented that the state’s largest school district is considering creating magnet middle schools that mirror some of its success stories.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 3:25pm
While many schools have banned use of personal gadgets in class, others now encourage it. Ads may pop up in the course of those classroom Web activities, or during the social media checking and Web browsing done between classes.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 2:05pm
Students in foster care move schools 1-2 times a year, and by the time they age out of the system, over one third will have experienced five or more school moves. Children are estimated to lose 4-6 months of academic progress per move.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:43pm
A former superintendent has stepped forward to criticize the use of school-construction bonds to fund a $1 billion effort to provide every student, teacher and campus administrator with a tablet or laptop computer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:42pm
The State Board of Education should take the advice of the Florida’s Association of District School Superintendents, Education Association and PTA and Fund Education Now: Delay issuing school grades until the new curriculum and the new test are finalized - and tested.