THE FIRST TIME THAT principal Jim Sporleder tried the New Approach to
Student Discipline at Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, he was
blown away. Because it worked.
In the first case of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is
charging that the state of Michigan and a Detroit area school district
have failed to adequately educate children, violating
While most studies look at inequality of outcomes among adults and help
us understand how America is coming apart, Putnam’s group looked at
inequality of opportunities among children.
Yesterday a report appeared by the Center for American Progress
asserting that “schools are too easy.” It was widely reported in the
The implementation of later high school start times is complicated.
Back in the early 1900s, homework was deemed by some to be dangerous
to children’s health, and for years some school districts limited or
outright banned homework.
Last night I spoke to the Fairfax County School Board on behalf of the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area:
Since April 2011, nu
When Longfellow Middle School in Falls Church, Va., recently
renovated its classrooms, Vern Williams, who might be the best math
Fairfax County Public Schools says it will pay South Lakes High School physical education teacher Sean Lanigan more than $7