California’s Brown Signs Bill to Increase Computer Science Education

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that will implement a three-year planning process to increase computer science education across all grade levels in public schools throughout the state. Assembly Bill 2329 will require State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to put together More...

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By On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016
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Maryland High School Decides on Gender Neutral Homecoming

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) A Maryland high school is introducing a gender-neutral homecoming court this year to offer students the opportunity to decide for themselves whether they would prefer to be More...

By On Saturday, October 1st, 2016
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Read To Be Ready Program Promotes Better Literacy Teaching in TN

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) The Tennessee Department of Education has joined with roughly 90 districts in the state to create a network that trains teachers in the best ways to teach children literacy More...

By On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Chicago Teachers Vote to Strike

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Teachers in the third-largest school district in the nation have voted in favor of a strike, but a number of steps must take place before a walkout could possibly take place next More...

By On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Investigation Finds Cover-Up in Rape of HS Basketball Player

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) An investigation of the December 2015 rape of a male high school basketball player in Ooltewah, Tennessee uncovered evidence that suggests the team’s coach and his wife More...

By On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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White House Conference Adresses Discipline, Sexual Assault

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) In an effort to bring a stronger focus to equality within the school system, the White House will be hosting a conference called Trauma-Informed Approaches in School: Supporting More...

By On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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After Public, Teacher Input, New York to Revise Common Core Standards

(Photo: Eve Edelheit, Times) New York Education Department officials have made draft changes to improve Common Core academic standards with the pledge of better lessons that will also remain rigorous. The streamlining More...

By On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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New Jersey Lawmakers Reconsider Testing’s Role on Evaluations

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) The New Jersey Assembly Education Committee approved a bill this week that would remove student standardized test results from having any bearing on how teachers and administrators More...

By On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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Christie Pushes to Re-write New Jersey Education Funding Formula

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration is arguing in court that the state needs the ability to overrule teacher contracts, rather than receiving additional More...

By On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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High School Athletes Protest National Anthem

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) High school football players across the country are following San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s lead in his protest of social injustices by kneeling More...