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"Behind nearly every protest...are common grievances about resource deprivation, inequity and the...feeling that ordinary Americans no longer control their children's...education destinies. Reporters and pundits...had better get that."
Learn about ways to address grammar in the classroom, methods of marking grammatical errors on student papers, and grammar resources for students outside the classroom.
"A strong start requires much more than just a year of pre-K, especially for children with multiple risk factors," said the report. One of the recommendations was striving for a "new model of primary school that starts earlier."
"Tenure is permanent lifetime employment," said the former journalist. "There's no reason why anyone's job should become untouchable for the rest of their life."
"We shouldn't feel guilty about our biases, we should wake up and do something about them," said Google X Vice President Megan Smith.
"Don’t use an oversimplified narrowing methodology—like sorting through a pile of résumés by simply skimming for certain criteria—to expedite your hiring process."
"It's been incredibly motivating for kids because it does allow them to be creative and to think a little bit about some of the math and science behind what's happening," Jeff Bailey, a technology teacher at Mountain Valley High School... 07/21/2014 - 9:44am ago
"Social media can be a valuable classroom tool, but it is one that must be used carefully. It's probably not a good idea for teachers and students to become friends on Facebook or Instagram, and it isn't smart to tweet a message that... 07/21/2014 - 9:57am ago
"The data suggest that school staffing problems are rooted in the way schools are organized and the way the teaching occupation is treated and that lasting improvements in the quality and quantity of the teaching workforce will require... 07/21/2014 - 10:10am ago
"We're in an election season. People desperate to be re-elected will say anything," said a legislator who questioned Scott Walker's motivations.
It takes teachers twice as long to reach peak salaries as it does in other professions, and since teachers are paid the same whether they work in high- or low-income schools, educators who take on urgent challenges often go unrewarded.
Ziauddin Yousafzai spoke about his daughter's efforts and the necessity of equal opportunity in education.
When buying back-to-school supplies at Walmart July 25-31, teachers will receive an eGift Card reflecting 10 percent back on the total spent.
Despite worries about food waste and lost revenue, a new survey suggests that students actually enjoy healthier lunch options.
Data-safety experts, tech-company reps and school districts tackled the issue of student data safety, and what they said might surprise you.
ISTE 2014 picks for educator professional development platforms include Knowledge Delivery Systems, LearnZillion, Pearson Review360 and Lynda.com.
Playing traditional games such as cards or board games can help develop a child's executive functioning and build IQ points.
"Developing and implementing long-term anti-bullying initiatives that engage top-level community stakeholders...is critical for the health and safety of not only our children, but all our residents," said Sacramento's mayor.
"It isn’t about encouraging girls to try classes that are 'different,'" she said. "It’s about teaching our girls to think that those courses aren’t 'different' to begin with, and instilling that mindset at an early age."
The initiative aims to ensure that boys and young men of color receive equal educational opportunities and can reach their full potential.