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  • Education news: Expensive gift a waste of tuition money? Students on $219,000 table
    $219,000 conference table a waste of school money? Kean University students talk
    A $219,000 conference table has some students at Kean University speaking out this week. The expensive piece of “furniture” is state of the art with built-in speakers and is expected to be used at future education gatherings, but some...
  • Thanks Michelle Obama: Spokesperson says lunches aren't as bad as they appear
    Thanks Michelle Obama: Students hate school lunches, Dept. says photos inflated
    In just a few days, “Thanks Michelle Obama” became a trending phrase on Twitter, as many U.S. students apparently hate their school lunches and posted photos of them online as proof. Who are they blaming for the bland but assumedly...
  • Ricardo Jhavid Lugo: Over 100 kids abused, teen suspect poses as school student
    Ricardo Javid Lugo 12-year-old: Teen male acts as 6th grader, child abuse plot
    A 17-year-old male identified as Ricardo Javid Lugo, believed to be a 12-year-old initially, is now being charged this week for playing the part of a middle school student at a Texas elementary school. Lugo has reportedly been working with a man...
  • Child Nutrition Act proven to be an abysmal failure
    Child Nutrition Act proven to be an abysmal failure
    The Child Nutrition Act that was revised in 2010 to include healthy food choices for children in grammar schools and high schools in the United States has been shown to be a failure. The Child Nutrition Act did provide children with more access to...
  • new class
    5 Tools To Shake up the New Year
    One thing we can all agree on is that there are tons of free tech tools available that enrich learning. I can’t keep up with them. I belong to several Tech Teacher forums, FB groups, G+ Communities, and every day I find more great tools I...
  • Islamic Director & Administrator
    School exists to teach and train students in Islam
    The Lexington Universal Academy, located at 4580 Nicholasville Road, sits almost unnoticed as traffic pours down the busy road in Lexington, Kentucky. With 159 students, it is an independent, accredited school founded by the Islamic Society of...
  • FUNterval
    FUNtervals improve off-task behavior
    High-intensity interval exercise improve classroom behaviorsPhysical inactivity is a major risk factor for the development of childhood health problems and an increasing number of youth are failing to meet physical activity guidelines. There is...
  • Gilbert, Arizona biology book: No abortion to be included in school book
    Gilbert, Arizona biology book: No abortion? School board votes no, 2 book pages
    A Gilbert, Arizona biology book has been the source of considerable contention this week. The local school board has voted “no” on abortion being included in the resource; 2 pages from the biology textbook are going to be removed that...
  • integrate tech
    5 Top Ways to Integrate Technology into the New School Year
    I was reading an article–Five Real Reasons Why Teachers Don’t Use Technology More–from eSchool News listing the reasons why teachers don’t use technology. Included were some that probably resonate with educators at your...
  • Their smile is the treasure
    Safety guidelines for school children
    Children are considered to be the most beautiful creatures on this planet. They bring about happiness and joy and are a bundle of joy in each and every family. At every educational institution they bring about a smile on every educator’s...
  • Marysville school shooting: At least 4 wounded, gunman killed was a student
    Marysville school shooting: 4 wounded, student gunman killed but death unclear
    A school shooting in Marysville is a trending headline this morning after it was revealed that a student gunman opened fire today in the Washington high school’s cafeteria. A minimum of 4 are known to be wounded, while it was confirmed that...
  • head lice
    Do head lice mean no school?
    Now that school has been in session for a while, the spread of lead lice often begins. Typically school nurses scramble to check every child’s head in every classroom. The students who have head lice are sent home. The Centers for Disease...
  • tomorrow's student
    What’s Tomorrow’s Student Look Like
    Just as the teacher’s job has changed from ‘sage on the stage’ to ‘guide on the side’, so too has the student’s job. Take a peek into the near future at tomorrow’s student. Today, you’d call this...
  • Rue
    Student loses shirt during confrontation with teacher (VIDEO)
    A 15-year-old female student, Sara Rue, was in her Language Arts classroom at Roberts Annex School in a Salem, Oregon, when she lost her sweatshirt after a physical confrontation with her teacher. The girl was trying to leave her class when the...
  • Teen Marijuana Negative Effects
    Are teens who smoke weed less likely to graduate high school?
    In an interview with Karen Corcoran Walsh – Co-founder of Inspirations for Youth and Families Teen Rehab, she talks about a recent study that claims teens are less likely to graduate high school if they smoke marijuana.While many want to...