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21st century needs collaborative problem solving

Few schools teach (formally, at least) one of the most important 21st-century skills: collaborative problem solving.

Companies often fire workers for social media posts

Public schools play by different rules than companies do when it comes to the hiring and firing of employees. Be careful.

Pulsera Project leads CTE Month at Alton

CTE Month brings up controversies—from working conditions in Central America to US politics—but kids wear colorful bracelets.

Can science students design a school building?

School buildings that are old or dysfunctional need replacing everywhere. Some students in Wash. are a part of the solution.

Mock interviews ‘flop’ a little at Milford Mill

Preparing to enter the workforce, students at a Baltimore-area high school work on their job interview skills with community professionals.

Maybe we turned a corner in empowering women

The #MeToo movement isn't over yet, not by a long shot. Everywhere, including in high schools, women and men are just starting to get it.

On teaching important life skills in high school

Learning important life skills in school would be far superior to learning the different types of clouds, an IL student explains.

Top 11 national school news stories in 2017

2017 was big for schools. Unlike previous years, many newsworthy events this year were disasters, both natural and man-made.

Tech leaders, all female, say change is needed

There's more to equality than the number of women promoted in technology-related careers or companies; end sexism.

Things old and new in Austin in late fall

A $1bn bond issue, new technology, old and new books, movies, and a Texas Teacher of the Year who used to work in Hollywood.