A secondary school in northeast France sent a 15-year-old student home for wearing a long skirt that the principal judged was “an ostentatious sign” of the girl’s Muslim faith.
In this lesson, students learn more about Nepal and the challenges the Nepali people face as they try to recover from this devastating earthquake. We suggest a variety of teaching activities that can fit into a single period, and offer additional resources and ideas for classes that want to conduct more in-depth research.
#Obama taking teacher of the year to lunch at Teaism near WH. pic.twitter.com/LKMkjdEaxEPresident Obama escaped the White House on Wednesday afternoon, taking advantage of a beautiful spring day to stroll to a nearby restaurant with the the new National Teacher of the Year, Shanna Peeples.Read full article >>
Students in Maryland and Ohio are among those discussing the protests and violence that have taken place in Baltimore. -More-
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Rider University in New Jersey has partnered with a district to offer a residency-based program called TEACH First Class to t -More-
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Colorado high-school students who visited Nepal in March are working to raise money to help victims of the recent earthquake. -More-
Four Girl Scouts recently addressed the Burlington, N.J., education board about starting a school composting program. -More-
This series of three webinars concerns the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments and the change in the Constitution that they repres -More-
This webinar series will reinforce the advantages of analyzing multiple perspectives and multiple viewpoints when studying Am -More-
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Amid growing pressure from parents to do away with a proposed cut to Wilson High’s budget, Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson restated her rationale for the reduction during an oversight hearing Tuesday before the D.C. Council’s Education Committee. Read full article >>
The dean of the law school at the University of the District of Columbia urged students to take part in protests in Baltimore, even offering to defer an exam for those who help people on the street with legal advice.Read full article >>