Graphing parabolas is expected on the PARCC algebra 1 test (and in many algebra classes). Can you graph a quadratic function?
Justice Sonia Sotomayor went to Washington (state) to tell teachers and judges the US needs to better educate good citizens.
The US Dept. of Ed. has reportedly dismissed 3 new transgender discrimination cases, claiming the department can’t intervene.
Civic engagement during the teen years carries over into adulthood, esp. in reaching a higher level of academic completion.
School-related shootings involve the firing of a gun in or near a school, college, university, or school bus. Getting worse.
A ridiculous (and dangerous) challenge seemed so implausible that I didn’t believe it was happening. A Md. student set me straight.
Incidents like Aziz Ansari’s bad date or coercion, whatever it may have been, underscore the need for better sex ed in US schools.
A curriculum developed at Johns Hopkins Univ. in Baltimore, supporting kids who speak up about depression, shows some promise.
The Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the US was decided 45 years ago today. Where are we now?
A meteor sent fragments of meteorites to Earth last week in Michigan; it was a dazzling fireball display of nature.