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Ways Schools Can Address Growing Mental Health Concerns

Recent surveys and data have revealed that mental health treatment for U.S. children is at a record high. Earlier this month, a group of students and their teacher filed a class action suit against the Compton Unified School District for not doing enough to help students deal with childhood trauma resulting in mental health issues in its schools.

Data Shows Teacher Satisfaction Lowest in County's "Renaissance" Schools

In Tampa, Florida, where the schools that serve the lowest income-earning areas are named renaissance schools, new survey data has revealed that teachers from these areas experience the lowest job satisfaction rates compared with countywide data.

Test Cyber Attack Shows Potential Security Dangers for All Online Tests

The world of education technology has also become a target for cyber attacks, which raises the question as to whether or not students are safe while completing tasks online.

Opinion: Diverse Research Crucial in Determining How Blended Learning Works

According to Michael B. Horn,founder and Executive Director of Education at the Clayon Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, using diverse methods of research to report findings on the effectiveness of blended learning is important to best understand how the complex mode of personalized learning works.

STEM News Roundup: Choosing STEM Summer Camps

The summer is rapidly approaching, and thinking over options for how your child spends summer is important. Lately, school districts across the country have been sponsoring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) summer camps as an option to get students learning about and interested in STEM fields. Check out some examples below as you get started looking for options in your area.

'Most Challenging' Charter School Network Outperforms Country, World

Based on newly released tests results from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools, six eligible schools from the BASIS school network scored significantly higher than most of the U.S. as well as the highest-ranked school systems in the world.

Young Advocate of Computer-Based Learning Creates Peer Groups for Social Element

Emily Mee, a recent graduate from the online K-12 school, Oklahoma Connections Academy, is speaking out in favor of online schools and programs and says the alternative option is nothing like what is thought to be traditional home schooling.