Education: Big Kids
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President Barack Obama speaks at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Va., Monday, March 14, 2011. WASHINGTON (AP) -...President Barack Obama asked Congress on Monday to rewrite the nation's main education law before the new school year starts in September.
Education is under fire in many states. Credit: Peter Prengaman, AP Imagine you send your child to the public school in your neighborho...With budgets being slashed across the nation, even education is on the chopping block.
One Iowa school might ditch letter grades in favor of "standards-based reporting." Credit: Corbis The Des Moines Register reports that ...An Iowa school board has proposed eliminating letter grades in middle school and replace them with "standards-based reporting."
Two Texas schools have scrapped their plans for mandatory Arabic classes. Credit: Joseph Barrak, AFP / Getty Images Studying a foreig...Two schools in Texas were about to make classes in Arabic language and culture mandatory, but the program is on hold after protests from parents.
Help make parent-teacher conference constructive. Credit: Getty Images We all think our chil...We know you think your little angel is perfect, but if you try to see things from his teacher's perspective, it will make the oft-dreaded parent-teacher meetings much more constructive.
Free-Range Lenore A 40-year-old Ohio mom is heading to jail for trying to sneak her kids into a better school. Kelley Williams-Bolar pretended her two daughters li...She was found guilty of a felony and told that she can forget about finishing up her teaching degree.
For many kids, the night a United States President delivers the State of the Union address is the most productive night for homework –- the ...Let the State of the Union speech be a fun civics and history lesson, all taught by you!