Media Literacy in CA Schools

Media Literacy in CA Schools

Media literacy education is California’s newest tactic to fight misinformation in schools and online. To fight the rising tide of misinformation flooding the internet, California has passed a law mandating media literacy education for all K-12 students. Governor...
Teachers and the Holidays

Teachers and the Holidays

Teachers are so important for the future of your children, and expressing gratitude for their hard work is a wonderful way to acknowledge their efforts. If you’re looking for the perfect gift to show appreciation, here are a few suggestions: Personalized...
Grand Canyon University Fined $37.7M

Grand Canyon University Fined $37.7M

The U.S. Education Department has imposed a historic fine of $37.7 million on Grand Canyon University, citing misleading conduct towards over 7,500 students and violations of federal law. The department’s chief operating officer for Federal Student Aid, Richard...
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,...