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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

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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

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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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