Maryland High School Decides on Gender Neutral Homecoming

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) A Maryland high school is introducing a gender-neutral homecoming court this year to offer students the opportunity to decide for themselves whether they would prefer to be called a “king” or “queen,” regardless of their gender. Students from each grade level at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School will More...

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Read To Be Ready Program Promotes Better Literacy Teaching in TN

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) The Tennessee Department of Education has joined with roughly 90 districts in the state to create a network that trains teachers in the best ways to teach children literacy More...

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California’s Brown Signs Bill to Increase Computer Science Education

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that will implement a three-year planning process to increase computer science education across all grade levels in More...

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First Three-Parent Baby Arrives in the World

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) A new technique that combines DNA from three people has been used successfully in the birth of boy who is now aged five months, according to New Scientist’s Jessica Hamzelou, More...

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Local Partnerships May Ease Teacher Shortages, CAP Says

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) A new report from the Center of American Progress takes a closer look at the teacher shortage issue occurring across the United States and offers a series of recommendations More...

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Holcomb Proposes to Build on Pence’s Ed Reforms in Indiana

(Photo: AP) Indiana Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, now also the Republican candidate for governor of the state, explained his education plan that continues many of the initiatives of Gov. Mike Pence and will broaden others, More...

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Journalism Classes Appear to Increase Civic Engagement

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) A new study suggests that students who enroll in a journalism class may be more likely to vote. Published by two University of Kansas professors, the study, “Civic implications More...

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Boston Latin Accused of Violating Civil Rights

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) Shortly after the school day ended at the prestigious and historic Boston Latin School on Monday, US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz reported that a comprehensive civil rights investigation More...

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Chicago Teachers Vote to Strike

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Teachers in the third-largest school district in the nation have voted in favor of a strike, but a number of steps must take place before a walkout could possibly take place next More...

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Too Few Higher Ed Employees Engaged With Work

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) A new report by Cornerstone OnDemand and Ellucian in partnership with the Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group takes a closer look into the importance of keeping higher More...