A recent study has found that children who attend all-day preschool are much better prepared for Kindergarten than children who go to half-day programs.
The surge of illegal immigrants in the US cost at least $761 million to educate in 2014. The estimation from the Federation for American Immigration Reform issued a report on the 37,000 illegal immigrant minors after analyzing data from the Department of Health and Human Services and education funding formulas in all fifty states.
A study released by the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs points to growing disparities between low-income and high-income school districts due to voluntary donations.
So, we must ask ourselves why boys seem to be falling behind academically. More importantly, what steps need to be taken in order to reverse this trend?
Technology makes it possible for students to truly approach academics from a place of strength and to never feel overwhelmed or uncomfortable because of the style of teaching, or face the fear of falling behind. As personalized learning options like those developed by Epiphany Learning™ are integrated into classroom models, students will benefit - and so will their teachers.
A multicultural society is best served by a culturally responsive curriculum. Schools that acknowledge the diversity of their student population understand the importance of promoting cultural awareness.
When the country hits turbulent financial times, like the recent recession years, it takes its toll on the quality of education available in our K-12 schools, and it can even take decades for the true deficiencies to show.
Helping one million more low income students realize their dreams and attain college degrees is the goal of the One Million More campaign, announced recently by College For Every Student (CFES) CEO & President Rick Dalton at the organization's 18th annual national conference.
In this age of technology and innovation, the K-12 classroom is continually evolving in order to adapt to the times.
While foreign language requirements have long been a core requirement for high school graduation--second language classes at an earlier age would improve overall fluency for most students.