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ACLU Sues Kansas City Public Schools For Handcuffing A Crying 7-Year-Old
Author & Brand Strategist
The school district stated that handcuffing children was just one of the many “methods” the staff used.
Let's Not Shelter in Place Anymore
Susan B. Katz
Award-winning author, social media strategist, National Board ...
Students everywhere across this country -- even in the wealthiest of communities -- have regular shelter in place drills to prepare for a potential gunman on campus or as a result of bomb threats. What is our country coming to?
What It Means to Love Your Students
Chicago Public Schools Social Studies Teacher, Parent, & Spou...
We teachers teach, because we love the kids we work with. Yes, we may complain about the kids at times, but they are the reason we stay late, bring work home, and get up early.
Indian Land Elementary Warrior Beauty Pageant Canceled After Parents Protest Online, Others Want To Petition It Back
"If you want to do that, that's fine. I just don't think that facial beauty is something that should be criteria to be a
School Districts People Flock to -- and Flee From
Chief Economist, Trulia
Lots of factors go into the decision of whether to move and where, and for parents, this decision is largely driven by what matters most to their families: affordability, more space and of course good schools.
Sunrise-McMillan Elementary School Misspells Own Name For 9 Years (VIDEO)
School Principal Marion Mouton told KDFW-TV that the correction process is going to be tedious. Officials from the Fort Worth
You Don't Mess With Mr. Byng: A Two Minute Story
Author; New media specialist
Suddenly Mr. Byng shouted at Eddie to get up, he then took the desk, held it over his head, dumped all the contents onto
New York School's Strict Bathroom Policy Rewards Students For Holding It In, Outrages Parents
The decision to remove the doors reportedly happened around the same time that school officials spoke to students about inappropriate
Georgia School's 'Slavery' Math Problems Sparks Parent Protest, District Investigation
District spokesperson Sloan Roach told WSBTV that one teacher wrote the questions, four of the nine 3rd grade teachers handed
Slavery Examples Used In Georgia School Worksheet Upsets Parents (VIDEO)
Roach went on to tell My Fox Atlanta that, while the the questions were inappropriate, she doesn't believe the teachers meant
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Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School In Philadelphia Faces Closure After 114 Years
By Benjamin Herold and Jessica Kourkounis,
To get a better feel for what might be lost if Sheppard is shuttered, Philadelphia Public School Notebook reporter Benjamin
Middle-Class Students Ask For More Help Than Working-Class Peers, Create Own Advantages
The paper, "'I Need Help!' Social Class and Children's Help-Seeking in Elementary School" is published in the latest issue
$40 Million Worth Of New Schools Closed In 3 Districts For Miscalculations
New Editions Of Virginia's Error-Filled History Textbooks Up For Public Review
Dozens more errors were found after historians took a closer look at the texts, including "inaccuracies, inconsistencies
Want to Raise Test Scores? Teach Science
Parent, educator, edtech enthusiast/skeptic
The shame of the whole thing, as I've seen in some of the highest performing urban schools and districts -- integrating science into the rest of the curriculum produces higher test scores.
How to Support Your Community Library
Author, Mother and Founder of Intent.com
Library visits are higher than ever before. Due to the ongoing recession, more people are going to libraries to enjoy books, music and movies for free. But funding for them lags more than ever.
The Great Divide: No Appetite For Change At Elementary Schools
Why is no one paying attention to foods disseminated at birthday parties or on special occasions in classrooms at public elementary schools?
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