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This program strives to get lunches to all children. This way, families who truly need assistance will receive the lunches in a discreet way.
Factional warfare such as the Common Core debate is nothing new in the field of education. An opinion writer breaks down the players as each argues the superiority of its position.
Student interest in drones is high, given reports that the U.S. Postal Service, Amazon and even Domino's Pizza are considering using the computer-controlled delivery devices.
An opinion writer argues that the city's decision to record audio infringes on student civil liberties and sparks concerns over privacy.
Superintendent David Fleishman will lose $5,000 in pay as a result of his poor judgment. He said he was wrong not to cite the source of the passages in his speech.
New York City spends more than $200 million a year on private schooling when public schools fails to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Members of both parties have been unable to agree on a fix for the "broken" NCLB law. Meanwhile, states continue to rely on waivers from the law's requirements.
"So far, member of Congress have only had one thing to say in response to a revamped IDEA: Get in line."
Chromebooks have a physical keyboard, making it easier for students to create content. Also, Chromebooks update automatically and are cloud-based.
Critics say teachers receive tenure too quickly, and that "last-in, first-out" seniority rules mean younger teachers are dismissed before older teachers.
"Teaching is emotionally draining, and the best colleagues can be there for you in all types of situations. Remember to ask your colleagues to share their trials and triumphs with you, too."
"America's future is based on technology, yet barely a majority of parents and students think schools are up to the challenge of training the next generation of technology users," said Jeffrey I. Cole, director of the Center for the... 07/29/2014 - 11:05am ago
Currently, just 10 percent of MOOC registrants complete their courses. The major problem is that there are no live instructors to help facilitate the classes, lectures or content, and the format does not encourage the exchange of thoughts... 07/30/2014 - 9:09am ago
Reading on a screen "seems to encourage more skimming behavior: when we scroll, we tend to read more quickly (and less deeply) than when we move sequentially from page to page," the article said.
"It is up to parents to see that we are heard, not only in statehouses but also in the nation's capital," said one Parent Coalition for Student Privacy founder.
"School librarians can enhance the learning experience for every child, and truly give those college and career-ready skills our students need."
Summer is winding down, but there is still time for some great reads. The New York Times offers a list of best-selling education books.
Easing kids back into the school routine can be challenging. Try these engaging activities in the classroom.
"At the beginning of the year, my writing was dull and boring. There was no deep language that could transform the context I wrote about. But, nowadays, my writing is colorful and vibrant. It really has a deep meaning."
The state's average pay for public school teachers will increase from 46th to 32nd in the nation. It's being called "the largest teacher pay raise in state history without raising taxes."