Yesterday, we celebrated presidents, people who have shaped our country in powerful ways. They not only fill the role of head of state and commander in chief, but they have also commonly been fathers, burdened with the typical worries of an American parent. And concerns about their children’s education do not vanish when elected and settled into the White House.
Who teaches tolerance the best? What schools have the fewest bullies? How can we best support our children's growth into good citizens? Maybe the answer is supporting each other... Click to read more.
Several year ago, I learned about an incredible woman, born in slavery in Raleigh, NC who eventually became one of the most important figures in American education, Anna J. Cooper. Representing an organization that is for equal education and was founded in Raleigh, it seemed fitting to highlight the voice of such an instrumental African-American woman in education this February. But in researching Cooper, I also learned about the school she gave her heart and soul too.
California put bold climate change goals in place last year. Many are concerned they can't be met, but there's a simple solution for cutting commutes.
Have you ever considered your neighborhood might have an effect on your health and quality of life? Most people suffering from the leading causes of death in America (heart disease or stroke) first suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension). But did you know there’s something significantly lowering blood pressure other than diet and exercise - neighborhoods.
Who would send their children to schools with no heat? That's a very interesting question.
A new peer-reviewed study from Temple University describes the numerous benefits public schools receive when Charter Schools are either in proximity or co-located. Keep reading to find out how more school options can benefit a community.
“War on Public Schools,” a recent article describes a forgotten purpose of schooling - teaching civic duty. But are public schools really the only places that can teach these values? We're discussing this and potential solutions.
We’re sharing research chronicling the effects of being left behind in our communities. Today we're looking at being left behind and the affects it has on student GPAs.