Under a tough new tardy policy, students at a Calif. high school who fail to get to class before the bell rings are locked out and sent to detention.
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New research provides further evidence that assigning personal-values essays can help narrow achievement gaps.
November 15, 2010
Food for thought: College students who used twitter, both inside and outside of the classroom, performed better in school than their non-twitternig peers, according to a study. The twittering students not only had higher grade-point averages but scored better on a student-engagement survey designed ...
October 08, 2010
Students at a New Jersey high school used Facebook to organize a protest of what they call a filthy, unsafe school environment.
September 14, 2010
Former Teacher blogger Anthony Mullen joined CNN today to give his thoughts on Pres. Obama's back-to-school speech.
September 06, 2010
Columnist Robert J. Samuelson looks at the anemic results of school reform over the past 50 year and pins the blame on an "almost unmentionable" factor: lack of student motivation.