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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 […]
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. Many states, including Washington and New Jersey, […]
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. The move follows […]
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. Instead of […]
Nevada recently launched an online reporting system for parents and students, joining a handful of other states and districts in efforts to combat bullying. Colorado was first to create an […]
Districts are increasingly tasked with providing options for at-risk and underserved student populations to address persistent achievement gaps. While nationwide gains in closing achievement gaps have been made, research shows […]
Teachers now promote physical movement almost as purposefully as they strive for mental leaps and bounds. Accordingly, some of the latest models of nontraditional furniture rolling into schools feature sit-stand […]
During Superintendent Pat Greco’s seven-year tenure, the School District of Menomonee Falls in Wisconsin has won a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplace award three years in a row. Menomonee Falls […]
I believe in the validity of vocational programs. However, I do have concerns about the context of what is being taught to these students in a rapidly changing economy.
How can administrators prepare staff with best practices and reasonable emergency plans? How can you communicate safety to your parents in a social media world on digital steroids?
Serious concerns—such as student anxiety, lunch shaming and immigration policy—shared 2017’s education headlines with the whirling whimsy of fidget spinners. But what lasting impact will these developments have? And how […]
What should happen and what will happen in various areas of education over the next few years elicits different answers from educators and from other experts. For example, one expert […]