K-12

Chance to discuss future of rural school

Appraisal to be held this week<p>A meeting to discuss possible options for the future of Abernyte Primary School is to be held next week.<p>The public …

Education

CPS enrollment drops by another 10K; schools learn their ratings

Chicago Public Schools on Friday announced another five-figure enrollment drop, counting 371,000 students in the country’s third largest school …

Education

Expanding computer science in schools is a bipartisan opportunity

A bipartisan idea is a rare creature in Washington these days, but there is one issue that brings the parties together: the need to expand computer …

Education

Why We Need Spider Webbers

Karen graduated first in her class from Yale and went on to get her MBA from Harvard Business School. She was given the chance to publish some of her …

Teaching

Gates Foundation Announces New $1.7B for K-12

—Clarence Tabb Jr./CGCS<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>Comments<p>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced a new investment of $1.7 billion …

Education

Easing the Shift From Elementary to Middle School

The biggest shift in K–12 education is the transition from elementary school to middle school. So much is different: campus size, the numbers of …

Education

A Third-Grader Brought a Gun to His Elementary School Because He Was Bullied, Police Say

(MIDDLETOWN, Ohio) — Police say a gun has been found on a third-grader who told authorities he'd been bullied at a southwest Ohio elementary …

Crime

Mississippi School Drops Jefferson Davis Moniker to Honor Barack Obama

As the nation struggles to reconcile its love of the Confederacy, the children at a public elementary school in Jackson, Mississippi, know exactly …

Race & Ethnicity

The entire staffs at two troubled New York City high schools must reapply for their jobs

Mariama Carson has spent 20 years as an educator, first as a teacher and now as principal of Global Prep Academy. But in all that time, she never …

Education

Primary school teacher who tried to send explicit photos to 13-year-old girl previously warned parents about online safety

A perverted primary school teacher who sent explicit pictures of himself to paedophile hunters pretending to be a 13-year-old girl warned pupils …

Crime

3 new schools to be built in Punggol, one in Tampines: MOE

SINGAPORE - Two primary schools and a secondary school will be built in Punggol to meet the demand in the young housing estate while a primary school …

Education

Potentially Toxic Weeds Growing On Elementary School Lawn

BOSTON (CBS) – A potentially toxic and invasive type of weed has blanketed the front lawn of a Massachusetts elementary school.<p>Memorial Spaulding …

Boston

ESRI report shows importance of maths for children adjusting to secondary school

A new ESRI report has found that children who were better at maths at the age of 9 were more engaged at school - and that positive experience …

Education

Thanks to Makerspaces, Rural Schools Can Teach STEM Skills Too

While rural schools are often struggling with digital equity issues — from Wi-Fi outside of school to adequate technology-related professional …

Education

ASCD Store

Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner, 2nd Edition<p>Even on Your Worst Day, You Can Be a Student’s Best Hope<p>Keeping It …

Pedagogy

Why Parents Make Flawed Choices About Their Kids' Schooling

A new study shows that families act on insufficient information when it comes to figuring out where to enroll their children.<p>A person trying to choose their next set of wheels might see that car A made it farther than car B in a road test and assume it gets better gas mileage. But that’s only true …

Education

K-12 Policy Updates: Mandatory Fall Reading for Every Education Entrepreneur

Policy<p>K-12 Policy Updates: Mandatory Fall Reading for Every Education Entrepreneur<p>By Ben Watsky and David DeSchryver (Columnist)     Oct 18, …

Education

Amazon's headquarters hunt a wake-up call on US education

Amazon recently sparked a competitive frenzy among U.S. cities when the Seattle-based company announced its search for a second corporate …

Education

School 'bitterly disappointed' over prospect of losing £750k

A move by Middlesbrough Council to potentially strip a primary school of £750,000 promised by a housing developer has been branded “deeply …

Education

Building a Thinking Classroom in Math

One day in 2003, I was invited to help June implement problem solving in her grade 8 classroom. She had never done problem solving with her students …

Pedagogy

MOE to raise school fees for PRs, international students for next 3 years

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Tuesday (Oct 17) said it will be raising the school fees for Permanent Residents (PRs) and …

Education

London primary school asks pupils to dress as slaves for Black History Month

A primary school has apologised after a letter was sent asking pupils to dress as slaves for an event to mark Black History Month.<p>Pupils at St …

Black History

Sunshine story: Damu Nagar's slum kid-turned millionaire backs Maharashtra's kids

An Indian-American entrepreneur, originally hailing from the village of Bhatepuri in Jalna, Maharashtra, whose parents did the menial job of …

George W. Bush

Teacher asked primary school students to write to paedophile Yahoo7 News

A Catholic primary school teacher who asked NSW students to produce letters and drawings for a jailed pedophile has been dismissed.<p>The Catholic …

Australian News

K-12 Dealmaking: Educapital Raises $53 Million; Ed-Tech Incubator, Accelerator Select Cohorts

In this week’s dealmaking news, European education fund Educapital closed its first funding round. Also, an African ed-tech accelerator announced its …

Startups

What would an equitable high school choice process look like? Chalkbeat readers weigh in.

New York City’s choice system is supposed to give every student a shot at attending a top high school. But in reality, low-income students of color …

Education

Vandals sought for damage done to Kelowna elementary school field | The Province

Police are investigating after vandals spent Friday the 13th spinning out their wheels on a Kelowna elementary school’s field.<p>On Saturday afternoon, …

Canadian News

How Will AR Transform Education? [#Infographic]

By Meghan Bogardus CortezAt both the primary and secondary level, augmented reality has the power to provide students with more interactive …

Augmented Reality

Confronting The College Application's Scariest Word

You’ve been invited to a Halloween party. You know there’ll be plenty of interesting people there and the food and drink will be top notch. The invitation is appropriately spooky; it’s even been sent through the mail, with a fall-themed stamp and envelope – the McPhersons really know how to do …

Education

A barrier removed for low-income parents seeking education

<i>This file photo shows children playing on a preschool playground.; Credit: Maya Sugarman/KPCC</i>Priska NeelyThere's a new law on the books in California …

Education