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Apart from the sciences, there are few areas as heavily steeped in research as education. But, as Stanford University education professor says Linda Darling-Hammond says, “too often, important education research […]
Today’s industrial jobs demand skilled workers to handle the fast-changing needs of industry. Tri-Rivers Career Center, a voc-tech high school in Marion, Ohio, was receiving calls from local companies saying […]
Recommended books offer ideas for makerspace activities, insight into online teaching, a behind-the-scenes look at reform and philanthropy, and methods for teaching steam in elementary school.
Another group of states in 2015-16 deployed their own Common Core-aligned assessments, adding greater momentum to a national shift away from the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing consortia.
More than five years after many states implemented Common Core, the impact on student achievement remains unclear—though some states show small academic gains, with persistent achievement gaps. “Common Core is […]
The 2015 passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) reverses the trend of federal authority over K12 education. The new law returns state and local authority to levels that […]
Invasive fish species can harm Florida’s waterways. And now students from Miami-Dade County’s BioTECH @ Richmond Heights work with Zoo Miami scientists to monitor the invaders and their effects on […]
What do teachers think of their profession? How do they feel about government intrusion into what they teach and how they conduct themselves in the classroom? A report by the […]
In Florida, parents flock to after-hours tours of the Hillsborough County Public Schools’ kitchens. In Arizona, the Facebook page dedicated to the food and nutrition department of the Chandler Unified […]
For the first time in the United States, a charter-based district will be accountable to its local school board, as the Louisiana Legislature voted in May to reverse the 2005 […]
Gail Pletnick, superintendent of Dysart Unified School District 89 in Surprise, Arizona, was elected president of AASA for 2016-17. The 2016 Arizona Superintendent of the Year and a member of […]
Yoga in one Georgia district is under fire. In March, Bullard Elementary School in Kennesaw made national headlines when parents opposed yoga in school—being used to relieve stress and increase […]
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