Dyscalculia Just Adds Up

Dyscalculia Just Adds Up

Dyscalculia and other math disabilities may be more common than ever know, but schools haven’t been testing for them. The U.S. education system doesn’t have a good track record with learning disabilities. What resources there are has primarily focused on...
Test Scores And Texas

Test Scores And Texas

Test scores are one way to curb the effects of bias in schools, and Texas is using that to get more kids into advanced classes like math. In most schools, advance courses are opt-in, with some hoops to jump through. A family has to know they’re available and...
Teachers in Puerto Rico Sweating

Teachers in Puerto Rico Sweating

Teachers in Puerto Rico are seeking relief from the heat, teaching in record temperatures with no AC. A total of 47 nights with temperatures exceeding 80°F (26°C) were reported in Puerto Rico this summer, the hottest on record for the island. Schools without air...
Chino Valley Schools Stopped

Chino Valley Schools Stopped

Chino Valley schools must hold off on enforcing their dangerous new anti-trans policy, according to a court order. Chino Valley Unified School District, in California’s Inland Empire, is both urban and rural, encompassing 35 schools and learning centers, with...
New School Year, New Teachers

New School Year, New Teachers

As the new school year builds momentum, here are five tips for new teachers to help navigate the challenges and make your classroom a healthy one: Build Strong Relationships: Creating a supportive and respectful classroom environment begins with building strong...
Batman Researcher Will Say Gay

Batman Researcher Will Say Gay

A Batman researcher was asked not to mention a gay man in a lecture to school children. Instead, he canceled his talks. Marc Tyler Nobleman is an author who writes fiction and nonfiction mostly for children and teenagers. In 2012, he published a biography called “Bill...
Black Students Singled Out

Black Students Singled Out

Black students were targeted at an in-school assembly to chastise them for their school’s poor standardized test scores. Students in grades four and five at Bunnell Elementary School were pulled out of class last Friday to attend a lecture in their cafeteria,...
Arkansas vs Black History

Arkansas vs Black History

Arkansas has warned its schools not to offer any AP African American Studies courses, following along with Florida in trying to erase Black History from education. New legislation was passed in Arkansas this March which prohibits “teaching that would indoctrinate...
Back to School Tips from Teacher … For Parents

Back to School Tips from Teacher … For Parents

Back to School is back again, and here are a few things teachers would like the parents of their new cohort of students to keep in mind. Teachers begin the year with a lot on their minds. They have to get to know twenty to thirty new kids, with all of their needs and...
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