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High Schoolers Should Take 4 Years of Leaner, More Relevant Math, Teachers' Group Says

High school math classes should be broadened to focus on goals beyond college and careers, including teaching the math students will need to be …

Tech Giants Announce New Funding for 1-to-1 Devices, Computer Science Education

Verizon Innovative Learning, the education initiative of the telecommunications company's foundation, pledged more than $200 million Monday to …

Middle School Math Assignments: Common-Core Aligned, But Not Rigorous

Compare and contrast these two assignments. Both target an 8th grade standard on seeing structure in an expression and being able to represent that …

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Already Transforming Education

The invention of artificial intelligence has been hotly debated over the years. Some view this tool as the first step toward a world where human …

Teacher's Facebook Post on Students' Social Media Secrets Goes Viral

"That I'm on it till like 2 a.m. every day."<p>"I can delete my sent messages."<p>"That I have a secret rant account."<p>"I swear so much & talk sh-t on …

Schools Teach 'Cyber Hygiene' to Combat Phishing, Identity Theft

Facing an increasing array of daily security threats, schools are teaching what is being dubbed "cyber hygiene," basic cybersecurity habits for use …

How Google is Taking Over the Classroom

Have you noticed how prevalent Google is in today's academic world? Students from elementary school, all the way through high school, have taken part …

Thwarted School Shooting Plans Don't Get Much Attention. Here's How That Affects School Safety Debates.

Schools, parents, and law enforcement agencies regularly intervene before would-be shooters attack schools, but those thwarted plans understandably …

'We Will Get Through This Together': Principal Shares Emotional Message After School Shooting

In an emotional video message recorded days after his school was the site of the largest high school shooting in U.S. history, Marjory Stoneman …

A School Shooting Survivor Opposes Guns in Schools

4:00<p>Retired Montana Principal John Moffatt says arming teachers and school staff is not the right way to respond to the threat of school shootings. …

School Shootings Ignite Controversial Proposals Around Arming Teachers

8:51<p>Gun-rights advocates across the country are pushing to allow educators to carry concealed weapons in classrooms. But many organizations …

Sandy Hook Parents Work to Prevent Another School Shooting

8:05<p>Five years ago, 20 first-graders and six educators were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Some of the grieving …

Five Years After Sandy Hook, a Mom Who Lost Her Son Fights Gun Violence

3:21<p>Nicole Hockley can’t fathom that it’s been five years since her son Dylan died in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Her life’s …

Sandy Hook Mom's Grief Fuels Fight to End Gun Violence

5:37<p>Nicole Hockley now feels it is her moral responsibility to try to prevent gun violence. It is how she honors the memory of her 6-year old son who …

Why Security Measures Won't Stop School Shootings

Research into school shootings finds that status and identity issues can contribute to students turning against their school community, write three …

A Teacher's Response to Parkland: 'I Don't Know How to Protect You Anymore'

I'm sitting at my desk as I type this, my students giggling and bumbling about as they work on a project. The room has a festive vibe—the rain here …

Educators Join New Fight to Block Guns in Schools

Effort to prevent laws to arm school staff is under way<p>Abbey Clements could hear the sounds of the nation's deadliest K-12 school shooting as she …

In Florida School Shooting, at Least 3 Educators Were Killed Protecting Students

<i>Updated</i><p>As more details emerge from the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., at least three educators have been …

In Wake of Parkland Shooting, Proposals for Arming Teachers Likely to Resurface

Seventeen people are dead and several more are injured after a former student opened fire with an assault rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

Florida Shooting: Superintendent Has 'No Words That Can Describe the Heartache'

Robert Runcie, the superintendent in Broward County, Fla., had just finished a big celebration—handing the keys of a new Toyota Camry to his school …

School Shootings Now Unfold on Social Media. Here's What Educators Need to Know.

As a heavily armed teenager opened fire on his former classmates Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, the reactions of terrified students and a …

Trump Urges Focus on Mental Health After School Shootings, Offers No Specifics

<i>By Alyson Klein and Andrew Ujifusa</i><p><b>UPDATED</b><p>President Donald Trump Thursday expressed sympathy for the families of the victims of a massive school …

As Parkland Community Grieves, Experts Predict Long Road to Recovery

Student Morgan Williams, who was present for the deadly Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, sent a wrenching tweet hours after …

Schools Chief Says No One Reported Alleged Shooter's Troubling Social Media Posts

Students said social media posts from the alleged school shooter were ominous, but school officials said the district never got reports that Nikolas …

'I Didn't Want Them to Panic': Amid Chaos, Teacher Sheltered Students in Fla. School

The day after the nation’s third-deadliest school shooting, people questioned whether signs were missed that a troubled former student at a Parkland, …

School Shootings: Five Critical Questions

Published:<p>—Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP<p>The school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., stoked many …

Congress Has Failed Our Students on Gun Violence. What's Next?

Enough is enough. The U.S. Department of Education must take action on school safety, writes Deborah S. Delisle.

For Parkland Students and Teachers, Wrenching Questions Surround Return to School

Teachers, parents, and students face a long and difficult recovery as they contemplate returning to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 …

Parkland Students Want to Know: Will the Shooting at Their School Change Gun Laws?

Grief and anger are driving students in Parkland, Fla., to ask tough questions of the adults responsible for protecting them.

The Parkland School Shooting: Complete Coverage

| Updated:<p>On Feb. 14, 2018, a former student with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., …