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Several cameras will videotape different angles of a passing vehicle, to identify the license plate and the driver.
What qualities and skills best predict student success later in life? Research has a few surprises in store.
"Being home-schooled, people look at you different," one student said. "[But] the more I talked to [other players], the more they realized there was nothing different about me. They were really accepting and really nice."
"I flipped through it and saw sections that mentioned bondage with ropes and handcuffs," said one parent. "Not only does it have material that is too explicit and inappropriate, it doesn't meet [students'] need for their ages."
"We want you to know us," the students said. "We aren't afraid... This neighborhood is filled with love. This isn't Chi-raq. This is home. This is us."
Remember the Trapper Keeper? Parent Jessica Lahey gives some old-school tips for getting kids organized this school year.
Students will need the best apps to help them with homework, classwork, studying and basic skills. Get great ideas here.
Students are preparing to maintain a protected classroom Twitter account. "It's cool that you can just click on the hashtag and it takes you straight to the conversation," said 9-year-old Madison Nally.
Forty-four percent were verbal incidents and 21 percent were physical. Other types of incidents included written or electronic threats and social shunning at the lunch table or elsewhere.
One parent said she might need to buy a graphing calculator instead of paying the electric bill. "I try to pay the most important things first...but when it comes to going back to school, things kind of go downhill."
"It's not realistic to expect every single tested child in every school to score proficient," said Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe. "Some of our students are very capable, but may have unique learning needs that make it difficult for... 08/11/2014 - 9:53am ago
Jon Everhart said he faced years of racial harassment from the Largo High School principal, who repeatedly told staff and students that she planned to fire him.
"Until preschool, life has centered on home, parents or familiar caretakers," the article said. "Then, bam! Young children have to negotiate interactions with strange teachers and other kids."
"It is nonsense for people to say I know nothing about public school," one tweet said. "My nanny's kids attend public school."
The women's rights activist and the Facebook executive answered questions about worldwide efforts to helps girls go to school.
At the end of the video, the message reads: "Your child's future doesn't have to look like this. There's still time to reverse the unhealthy habits our kids take into adulthood."
New technology allows educators to lock down a facility and cut off key card access with the click of a button while sending and receiving communication to other faculty and arriving police--all from a smartphone app.
"Why wouldn't we want...teachers to get additional support and coaching? It worries me that some claim an improvement plan is punitive when it is an opportunity for growth."
Our team scours the Internet and reads publications inside and outside the field of education in an effort to highlight the news that matters to professional educators.
Master teachers will introduce the new educators to the curriculum and resources of the school system and familiarize them with the beginning routines and more.