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More and more teachers are finding ways to take students on field trips without even leaving their schools.
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More and more teachers are finding ways to take students on field trips without even leaving their schools.
For some parents, their child's next field trip might not require the dreaded permission slip.  More and more teachers are now taking their...
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Sounds from the first day of school in Texas, Tennessee, New York, Washington and other locations are shared. Reporters from NPR affiliates found out...
Sounds from the first day of school in Texas, Tennessee, New York, Washington and other locations are shared. Reporters from NPR affiliates found out...
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Some states, like Illinois, have adopted Common Core standards statewide. Others, such as Alaska, have left the decision to use the standards to the...
Some states, like Illinois, have adopted Common Core standards statewide. Others, such as Alaska, have left the decision to use the standards to the...
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The San Francisco 49ers and Chevron have joined together and started an initiative to allow underserved kids to get more STEM learning opportunities.
The San Francisco 49ers, along with energy company Chevron, has developed an initiative to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)...
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"Kaufman did not write a period piece; she wrote the most enduring account we have of teachers’ lives—not naïve, not exculpatory, but empathetic and...
In early July, Bel Kaufman, author of Up the Down Staircase, died at 103 years old. Shortly after her death, teacher and writer Samuel G. Freedman...
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After querying people about their thoughts on the Common Core standards, some marketing professionals think it's about time to change the name.
According to a few new surveys, the name "Common Core" needs to get a face-lift. Two recent opinion polls show that public support for the standards...
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According to a recent study, the less sleep teens get, the more pounds they pack on in their adult years.
High school is a tough time for many. With classes, sports, and other extracurricular activites, some students might find themselves too burnt out to...
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According to a recent survey conducted by the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), parents also admit to experiencing anxiety related to...
Early bedtimes and even earlier morning alarms signal a new school year, and students around the country are both excited and nervous about what the...
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School nurses reach 98% of the 50 million students in U.S. public schools and are uniquely positioned to facilitate the early diagnosis of serious...
School nurses reach 98% of the 50,000,000 students in U.S. public schools, grades k-12, and are uniquely positioned to facilitate the early diagnosis...
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Fancy yourself a pr exec? Your talent for touting students' accomplishments and diplomatically dealing with concerned parents could turn you into one!
Teachers have a bundle of traits and characteristics that they could harness to succeed in roles outside of education. Ryan Lynch, educator and...