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Alaska 8th-graders challenged by expectations, texts in summer school

Educators at a summer-school program in Alaska credit having high expectations for engaging a group of mixed-ability eighth-g -More

Welding students make backboards for basketball hoops in Pa. parks

Students at a Pennsylvania career and technical school recently crafted and installed more than a dozen backboards for basket -More

School districts seek to bridge "homework gap"

Internet access issues in some communities are creating a "homework gap" between students who can take advantage of digital-l -More

7 states, D.C. receive NCLB waiver renewals


Report recommends creation of trauma-sensitive schools

Trauma is contributing to students' academic struggles in Washington, D.C., schools, according to a report from the Children' -More

Federal funding for K-12 education drops by nearly 20%

Federal spending cuts during the past five years have affected education and programs for children, according to a report fro -More

Students explore music's role in history at Fort McHenry camp


How to use still images to engage students

Still images work to keep students engaged in class, even more than video, asserts Lynell Burmark, an author and educator.  -More

N.Y. 5th-graders create digital walking tour of village's history

A group of 45 fifth-graders at a New York elementary school recently presented a virtual walking tour that they created to hi -More

The intellect of the wise is like glass: It admits the light of heaven and reflects it.

Augustus Hare, writer -More


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