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  • Jillian Jacobson was the teacher found hanging by students: Classroom suicide probed
    Jillian Jacobson: Teacher found hanging by students leaves haunting questions
    Jillian Jacobson, 31, was identified as the teacher found hanging inside her El Dorado High School classroom on Monday morning by students and another teacher. Jacobson's classroom door was locked when students arrived at about 8:30 a.m.,...
  • Pilot Philly Hackathon
    Pilot Philly High School Hackathon Recap
    On Friday, January 30, high school students from around the area gathered together for a 24 hourHackathonat University of Pennsylvania. The goal of the 100 students was to create a new web or mobile application under 24 hours within the following...
  • School sends kids home with survey that pokes too much into private family life!
    School gives kids survey poking into home life: Questionnaire angers parents
    Students at an Indiana high school were given a survey that poked just a little too far into the private lives of families. Fox News live on Saturday reports that the surveys have been handed out for years at this school about drug and alcohol use...
  • Arizona Graduates Face Debt with Degrees
    DESERT SCHOOLS' 11TH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM DEADLINE RAPIDLY APPROACHING
    [PHOENIX, ARIZ]-- A four-year college education in the state of Arizona can cost an average of $10,065, which is an increase of more than 80 percent over the past few years. With student debt reaching the $1 trillion mark and rising daily, the...
  • Snow delays schools, hopefully not learning
    Remembering what was learned
    Weather this week in Cincinnati caused closing for local school that kept students and faculty at home all week. Last weeks winter one-two punch combination of snow and frigid temperatures means that teacher and students got a week break. However,...
  • For some kids no school means no food
    For some kids no school means no food
    No food when there’s no school. A lot of families, their kids don’t get their meals at home and school is the only way for them to get their meals. In Atlanta at least 80-percent of the children in public school are enrolled in the...
  • Should we have more time for learning or better teachers? We need the teachers
    Education news: More school time vs. better teachers? Study points to teaching
    In recent education news this week, a new study is pointing to the idea that more effective teaching — implemented by classroom teachers — is more valuable than simple increased learning time for students. Although the debate among...
  • Adam Scales, Vice Dean of Law, Rutgers Camden lambasted sexism
    Rutgers U vice dean of law: The kids are not alright
    College students learn sexism and continue the colossal damage that affects women’s pocketbooks. The latest proof of learned sexist behavior comes courtesy of Rutgers where emasculation is pretty popular.At Rutgers University, a student...
  • Donna Mapel McRee
    Students learn the value of helping the homeless
    Donna Mapel McRee, is a 2nd grade school teacher at Champion Preparatory Academy in Apopka. One day, a student of hers shared a very special story. The little girl had brought in her own blanket to class and said: “The homeless people need...
  • Teachers arrested: Two women under arrest for sleeping with students, very bad move
    Teachers arrested: Beach trips time to sleep with students? Two teachers caught
    Teachers arrested for having sex with their students on two "school" beach trips are now facing the consequences of their actions. The pair of women, who worked at South Hills High School in California, are in serious trouble after being...
  • "Selma"
    Detroit students receive free tickets to Academy Award nominated 'Selma'
    Its director and star may have been snubbed at the live Oscar nominations yesterday, but "Selma" marches on. It was announced today that Detroit was one of 12 additional locations added to the growing movement led by African-American...
  • 4 Things to know before creating a study routine
    4 Things to know before creating a study routine
    In education, great preparation often yields great success. The key, however, lies not in simply preparing more, but in preparing with a study routine that is truly efficient and effective. A routine that is tailored to your needs and personality...
  • 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...
  • Candy Crush logos
    Learning lessons learned from gaming
    Okay, I admit that I am addicted to both the Candy Crush Saga and Candy Crush Soda Saga (Fig. 1) games. I didn’t want this to be; it just happened.But now, I am almost ready to quit the game because some levels border on the impossible. Take...
  • Savor Summer College Scholarship
    Savor summer college scholarship
    Winter may be here, but it’s never too early to search and apply for college scholarships with summer deadlines. A brand new scholarship for 2015 is the “Savor Summer College Scholarship”. This scholarship is unusual in that it...