Do object lessons in sex education classes help students reflect on the emotional impact of physically intimate relationships? Or do they promote shame?
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April 08, 2014
April 04, 2014
Lawmakers in Miss. and Tenn. vote down efforts to expand school choice, four new charters are approved in Connecticut, and other school-choice news from the week.
April 04, 2014
Mississippi's state law requires sex education in schools, but it forbids demonstrating the use of condoms and contraceptives.
April 03, 2014
The bill would have provided up to $6,000 for some special education students to use for private school or tutoring, but voucher opponents pushed back hard.
March 27, 2014
For the first time, Mississippi has awarded state money for pre-K, but an advocate says change won't be widely felt.
March 05, 2014
Two rural school district leaders have lessons for the country in technology and innovative programs, according to Education Week's annual "Leaders To Learn From" report.
February 21, 2014
Mississippi is considering using the ACT college test as the high school exit exam for students in public schools, reports the Associated Presssomething no other state has done.
February 14, 2014
The state's House of Representatives and Senate approved parallel bills to create a voucher program for special education students yesterday.
February 03, 2014
Connecticut, Mississippi, South Dakota and Vermont have won federal waivers focused on allowing them to make the transition to common-core tests.
January 28, 2014
The composition of the ten states with the strongest charter-school law didn't change much, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.