The Learning Network Blog: Reader Idea | Researching Political History to Understand How a Community Problem Was Solved
Jonathan Martin, the 6-foot-5-inch, 312-pound Miami Dolphin offensive lineman who left the NFL team because he was being bullied by at least one other player, has done a favor for school kids everywhere.Read full article >>
Schools don’t take plagiarizing lightly. Penalties depend on what, how much and how often “borrowing” has occurred, but multiple instances of stealing material and using it without credit would likely lead to expulsion. Which brings us to Sen. Rand Paul.Read full article >>
You are never too poor, apparently, to want for data.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan went this week to Haiti, the most impoverished nation in the Western Hemisphere and one of the poorest in the world, and talked to education officials there about the great value in collecting data to improve schools. He was quoted by the Associated Press as saying:Read full article >>
Fairfax voters elected the first female sheriff in the county’s history Tuesday, as Stacey Kincaid, a 26-year veteran of the sheriff’s department, cruised to a double-digit lead over her closest opponent.Read full article >>