Teachers Pull Together for Math and Science

A three year workshop program at University of Arkansas makes it possible to have teachers pull together for math and science. A plastic bottle filled with water was blasted beyond the treetops with a loud pop.  As teachers from Springdale Arkansas watched the bottle...

Expanding Elementary School Language Programs

School officials responding to the increased need for 21st century workers who speak two languages have begun expanding elementary school language programs.  Questions of feasibility continue to be raised in meeting five year goals. In Virginia, Fairfax County school...

Making Schools Healthier Places

School boards are making schools healthier places so that students have the best opportunities for learning and being physically and mentally fit. Dr. Bob Rauner has been enlisted by the Nebraska Association of School Boards to promote the connection between fitness...

Summertime is for Math

Around the country, students are discovering that summertime is for Math as they enroll in special programs to strengthen their skills.  Onr of them, 15 year old  Quinn Myrick, is working on geometry at Edward Little High School. As Quinn worked, he found he had a lot...

Teachers Learning Spanish

Its not unusual for students to learn Spanish in a class but teachers learning Spanish is becoming a new necessity for communicating with students and their families in their own language. So on the day that Socorro Nelson was singing a simple verse to teach new...

Year Round Classes Help Students Graduate

New opportunities are helping at risk youth, as year round classes help students graduate. When 17 year old Koran Blackman was at his old school, Bonnabel Magnet Academy High in Kenner, he was known for being in the popular crowd.  He insists he is not trying to sound...