An op-ed by a California student in the New York Times about standardized testing and how good students really learn stuff caught our eye. Kids learn, she says, by doing. What a shocker!
Some of the first images are now available from Curiosity, the Mars largest and most advanced Mars rover ever sent into space, which landed successfully on a flat surface late in the evening on Aug. 5.
Can a school resource officer search the backpack of a student he suspects of carrying contraband? Not if you live in Washington or Georgia, as this Bellevue, Wash., prosecutor found out. How would you decide?
In Kansas, where the whole creationism-evolution debate for our public schools began more than a decade ago, candidates for seats on the State Board of Education are being questioned about their beliefs and how they feel about changing the state’s biology curriculum for the sixth time since 1997.
A new Advanced Placement course for biology, to be used on the 2012-2013 test, is being well received by science teachers.
The U.S. Supreme Court completed oral arguments March 3 in the consolidated cases of Camreta v. Greene, No. 09-1454, and Alford v. Greene, No.09-1478, CNN…
In November, the US Court of Appeals for the 7th Judicial Circuit heard an appeal from a known gang leader in Chicago, who was convicted…
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