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February 26, 2015

Arkansas Gov. Directs High Schools Offer Computer Science Classes

Arkansas schools will be required to offer computer-science classes in the 2015-16 academic year, under a new law.

February 26, 2015

Arkansas Will Require High Schools to Offer Computer Science

Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a bill yesterday mandating that all public high schools in Arkansas offer computer science classes.

February 25, 2015

Journalism Teacher's Classroom and Book Encourage Shooting for the Moon

For nearly 30 years, Esther Wojcicki taught journalism classes in a portable building at Palo Alto High School. Now students learn valuable skills from Wojcicki in a beautiful Media Arts Center. Her new book shares lessons from the program.

February 24, 2015

Georgia to Abandon Mandate on Teaching Integrated Math

Starting next school year, Georgia high schools will have the option to ditch "integrated math" and go back to the traditional Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II sequence that teachers there have said they prefer.

February 20, 2015

4-H Club Expands College Prep Program to New York City's Hispanic Youth

The 4-H national youth organization is expanding an after-school dropout-prevention program for Hispanic high school students in New York City and two other cities with a $2 million grant from New York Life Foundation.

January 27, 2015

Nashville Replaces Algebra and Geometry With Integrated Math

Next year, Nashville public schools will begin the move from teaching Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II to teaching integrated math courses, which weave together concepts from each discipline.

January 21, 2015

Preparing for New Jobs: Two Next-Gen Career Centers

Carl Wunsche High School in Texas and Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies in Kansas, are two next-gen high schools schools redefining the career center.

January 20, 2015

The Quest for an AA Degree in High School

Early college students have the opportunity to earn college credit, up to a full associates degree with their high school diploma. The innovative opportunity is working at Quest Early College—last year over 70 percent of graduates left with a diploma from Lone Star College as well as Quest.

January 05, 2015

In South Korea, Celebrity Teachers Pulling in Millions

In South Korea, celebrity teachers make millions off of online "cram schools" geared toward students in the country's successful but stressful educational system.

December 22, 2014

How to Reduce Testing? Some Schools Dump Midterms, Final Exams

Some northern New Jersey high schools are dropping local midterms and finals in a bid to preserve instructional time.

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