By Khanya Stroman, age 13 Gardens are not just for the good for the way they smell and look, but they can also improve the long-term health of kids, a new Texas-based education program has found. Elementary and middle school kids from low-income backgrounds have participated in the Texas Sprouts program. The students learned about …
On December 10, 2015, President Obama released a new education policy called the Every Student Succeeds Act. The act allows each state to set their own measurements for success, instead of requiring states to use standardized testing to assess students, teachers and schools.
On January 7, 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that he would lift the ban on cell phones in New York City schools implemented by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
With the hashtag campaign #IAmMoreThanADistraction, girls across the United States are fighting to wear comfortable clothes to school without being labeled a “distraction.”
In April each year, one phrase floats around in all the classrooms that almost every student fears: standardized tests. But where did these standardized tests all come from, and how did they become what they are now?
The December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut reopened the debate over gun control.
The first ever LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) chapter was approved at the Portledge School on Long Island, NY.
Middle school. Every fifth-grader looks forward to it, but at the same time dreads it. It’s a big change but soon you will feel that you belong there.