With many districts having already reached their snow day limit, educators and policymakers are grappling with how to make up for lost instructional time.

A new after-school initiative encourages students to cultivate their STEM knowledge through problem-solving and invention.

A piece of Utah legislation would allow districts to use up to eight class days for professional development.

Teacher John T. Spencer explains in a new column for Phi Delta Kappan magazine why he no longer requires students to do homework.

Recent bouts of cold and snowy weather have sparked widespread school closings, but some schools are tapping technology to turn snow days into e-learning days.

A new report examines how redesigning and expanding school time can support implementation of the new standards for math and English/language arts.

A Chicago school, and many others, find ways to extend the reach of "blended learning" for children from impoverished families.

In his State of the State, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said he hopes to help districts restore the school days they cut during economic crisis as a way to save money.

The nonprofit TED (technology, engineering, design) recently launched an effort to get students presenting their own short, expert lectures.

A new online resource is zeroing in on helping staff in after-school STEM programs with the resources and skillsets necessary for effective instruction.


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