A New Hampshire school district closes Monday over a specific threat of violence as schools around the country weigh the risks of closing over a hoax with those of staying open when a real threat could put student lives in danger.
Advocates of universal access to pre-K tout such programs as socio-economic equalizers because they remove financial barriers to early childhood education.
The assignment, which invited students to practice written Arabic, renews a debate about the line between teaching about religions in schools and teaching religion in schools.
Obama’s speech and the simultaneous school searches and closings Thursday highlight a present conflict in many Americans’ hearts: In the face of terrorism, how can we be both confident and cautious?
Despite receiving similar emails, Los Angeles Unified School District and New York City Department of Education interpreted school threats very differently, paying attention to verbal details and local experiences as they decided whether to close school on Tuesday.
Erika Christakis wrote an email suggesting students should be allowed to wear what they want, even if it is deemed offensive, but the email sparked protests. Some critics are concerned cultural sensitivities may have gone too far on campus.
In light of recent backlash against implementation of the controversial learning standards in public schools, private Catholic schools around the country are too reconsidering Common Core and how it may fit within the Catholic mission.