In his first major speech, the acting U.S. Secretary of Education John King apologized to the nation's teachers. Speaking to a small group of teachers, students and local politicians here last month, just three weeks after taking...
The U.S. teacher shortage crisis doesn't only apply to traditional K-12 classrooms. It extends to areas that require more specific expertise, like special ed. Special education teachers are trained to work with a diverse population of...
In all likelihood, it had been there for decades — a sticker above a classroom sink saying the faucet should be flushed for five minutes to reduce the chance of lead poisoning. No one paid much attention to it until a few weeks ago, when someone at Glencairn Elementary...
ADHD students can easily daydream, lose focus and drift off during school. Find out how to help children with attention deficit disorder fend off distractions and stay focused on the task at hand.
Cameras could soon find their way into many special education classrooms in Texas, a reform some are welcoming while also raising concerns about ballooning costs and other implementation problems. The Texas Legislature in 2015 passed Senate Bill 507, which beginning in fall...
The U.S. Department of Education called for states to find and weed out "low-quality, redundant or unhelpful testing" in their schools, and offered guidance to support the process. Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., in a release sent to states' top school...
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