A story in the New York Times on Christmas Eve showed how physics lessons might inspire students: it’s about love, says Jeffrey Wright, a teacher in Louisville.
Rumors of violence against students have forced some Michigan districts to close early for winter break. Elsewhere, schools deal with rumors while trying to maintain a sense of normalcy.
At least 27 people, including 20 elementary school students, are dead following a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Changes to the application for admission to the University of Iowa request that students answer a question about “identifying with” the LGBT community.
The US Education Department announced the winners yesterday for the Race to the Top – District Competition. Grantees will receive between $10 and $40 million over the next four years.
Police are looking for witnesses to a hit-and-run accident that killed a National Achievement Award winner and athlete in Schaumburg early Saturday morning.
The principal of a huge suburban high school announces his retirement after this school year. But the school wasn’t always so big.
Maryland fourth- and eighth-grade students continue to do well in reading, as measured by vocabulary scores from the nation’s report card just released. Yay!!
A Maryland man who had earned the trust of school staff, parents, and students has been accused of lying about his professional credentials as a medical professional and impregnating one of the students he was supposed to help.
A Maryland student council association is calling on schools to lift bans on social media and on the use of cellphones during recreational hours at their schools.