‘School Hardening’ Not Making Students Safer, Say Experts

One year after Parkland, it's time to stop talking about arming educators and fortifying our schools, and focus on proven strategies that will protect students.   READ MORE »

School Custodian/Dart Champion Raises $175,000 for Children

Bob Hudzig organizes the annual Darts for Kids tournament to raise money for local families who need help.   READ MORE »

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A Record Number of US Workers Went on Strike in 2018
A total of 485,000 employees were involved in major work stoppages last year — the highest number since 1986. Source: Vox
Most Homework Focuses on ‘Low-Level’ Skills
According to a survey by the Center for American Progress, most of today’s homework assignments are based on the Common Core standards, but the tasks cover “low-level skills” and are considered by parents to be below their children’s abilities. Source: Education Dive

Effective Engagement Focuses on Getting Students to Care

Engagement can be fun, but one of the best ways to connect students to the material is to make learning meaningful.   READ MORE »