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  • Traffic-related pollution near schools
    Children exposed to high levels of air pollution affect cognitive development
    Small increase in working memory at the highly polluted schoolsThe cognitive functions that are essential for learning undergo considerable development between the ages of 6 and 10 years, and further brain changes occur during adolescence.Air...
  • There is no business like ‘show business’ of the 2015 Student Showcase of Films
    There is no business like ‘show business’ of the 2015 Student Showcase of Films
    The finalists for the 2015 Student Showcase of Films were selected out of 251 eligible submissions and 1,070 overall submissions. The winners will be announced Thursday, March 12 before more than 700 students and industry professionals at the...
  • School bus or Prison bus
    Is violence in schools turning our schools into correctional facilities?
    All you have to do anymore is turn on your TV or check the latest headlines on the internet and you will easily find a report or article about violence in our schools. Shorty there after any incident of violence you can just as easily find another...
  • Nick Federoff
    Teachable Garden Program starts in North Hills
    Hope springs eternal in North Hills. Carlos Santana Arts Academy is a newly constructed school serving the north San Fernando Vally in Los Angeles, CA. A very culturally diverse area that is home to many minority families who all have one thing in...
  • PacTutor for Grades 1 through 8.
    PracTutor delivers engaging elementary Common Core lessons
    Meandering through the maze of Common Core Standards can be daunting for any teacher, department, or school for that matter. PracTutor delivers “customized” math and English learning based on individual needs aligned to Common Core...
  • What does learning look like in your school?
    Schools look at novel ways to close the achievement gap
    Parents in Minnesota schools might be hearing their children come home with some interesting acronyms over the past few years. For teachers and administrators, these acronyms are growing in frequency and use: NUA, ENVoY, PBIS, and RTI all have a...
  • Massachusetts
    Education: Best and Worst States for Education in the USA in 2015
    A list of the best states and the worst states for educating students in American schools has been compiled by 24/7 Wall Street at the beginning of the year 2015. The report says that the United States has worked to promote quality education for...
  • Howard County Public School System, Columbia, Maryland
    Education: Awards for Principals, Educators, and Teachers
    Friends of Education AwardsThe HCPSS Board of Education is currently accepting nominations for the HCPSS Friends of Education Awards. These awards are given to individuals, businesses, and organizations making innovative or unique contributions...
  • Kids at Hope in St. Lucie County schools
    Kids at Hope in St. Lucie County schools
    What is Kids at Hope? According to the website information, it is an innovative concept which states and demonstrates that all children are capable of success, NO EXCEPTIONS! Kids at Hope is not another program; it is first and foremost a belief...
  • Maryland State Department of Education, Baltimore, Maryland
    Education: Entrepreneurial Competition for High School Students and More
    Blue Ocean Entrepreneurial CompetitionStudents from HCPSS high schools are sponsoring a statewide competition for all high school students. The competition is the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneurial Competition. This competition is open to all high...
  • TMLC to represent Marine dad banned from school property
    TMLC to represent Marine dad banned from school property
    A Marine veteran of the Iraq war, John Kevin Wood, who was ordered to stay away from his daughter's Maryland high school after an intense argument over a lesson on Islam, has not given up his fight when his daughter was forced to affirm that ...
  • It’s a new school year and time for MCSD’s 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year!
    Martin County's 2014-2015 'Teacher of the Year' is Anthony Ferro
    It’s all aboard and congratulations in honoring the Education Foundation of Martin County (EFMC) and the Martin County School District’s winner of its 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year Award saluting Mr. Anthony “Tony” Ferro, a...
  •  It's American Education Week and it is education as usual in Treasure Coast and PBC schools!
    It's American Education Week: Education as usual on the Treasure Coast and PBC
    From Nov. 16-22, we're celebrating public education as ‘American Education Week’ and the individuals who are working to ensure every child receives a quality education. The following is the Proclamation of American Education Week,...
  • University leaders signing declaration to fight world hunger
    University leaders asked to join hunger fight
    College and university leaders across the country are being asked to fight world hunger. By signing the Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) declaration, school leaders will commit to make ending global hunger a priority at their campus.The...
  • The male influence on a son
    The male role model, influencing our boys for greatness
    While walking down the hall at school, I witnessed the influence this maleteacher had on a young boy student. The little boy said hello to the teacher, and gave him a hug. The teacher said hello, asked the child how he was doing and kept going to...