Education: Big Kids
Thou shalt not display at school? Credit: Rob Sheridan, Flickr The Giles County School Board in Virginia recently voted to display the ...Is it wrong to display the 10 Commandments, a religious document, at a public school?
Writing things out by hand? Don't make us LOL. Credit: Getty With the mass adoption of text messaging as a form of communication over t...Kids are learning to text and type as cursive becomes a thing of the past.
President Barack Obama embraces wife Michelle Obama at an event honoring the January 8 shooting victims on the University of Arizona campu...In light of the recent Tucson tragedy, Michelle Obama addresses parents nationwide.
78 percent think it should be easier for school administrators to fire bad teachers. Credit: Getty Images ATLANTA (AP) - An overwhelmin...An overwhelming majority of Americans are frustrated that it's too difficult to get rid of bad teachers, while most also believe that teachers aren't paid enough, a new poll shows.
More people are blaming parents for low test scores instead of teachers. Credit: Getty Images SEATTLE (AP) - Blaming teachers for low t...Blaming teachers for low test scores, poor graduation rates and the other ills of American schools has been popular lately, but a new survey wags a finger closer to home.
The annual report by the University of Central Florida's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport found that the graduation success rate is incre...The disparity between graduation rates for white and black players at schools headed to bowl games grew again this year even as overall academic progress increased for both, a study released Monday found.