Social Inclusion Classes Connect Special Students

Social inclusion classes connect special students and English language learners with their peers in a number of ways, through various activities. At Fargo Davies High School, English language learners and their American peers shared dishes from around the world in a...

Using Arts to Build Interest in Science

An after school club is using arts to build interest in science with an unlikely approach. The after school duct tape club, funded by the Science Foundation, Arizona, is helping kids develop problem solving skills and become better thinkers. As schools develop...

All Boys Public Elementary School Proposed

An all boys public elementary school proposed under a turnaround plan is attracting some interest and some questions. In Lansing Michigan, Willow Elementary, a school designated “high priority” by the state because of low test scores, is targeted for...

Kids Adopt A Library Shelf

In much the same way that adults adopt a strip of highway to care for, a middle school library aide has set up a program where kids adopt a library shelf to keep clean and feature favorite books  The result has been that the library is cleaner, better organized, and...

Hands on Science

Some high tech equipment at a university will make hands on science possible for public school students. An electron microscope and a life sciences space at UMass Lowell will  become available thanks to a partnership with the university, a non profit workshop...

3D Printers Built by Students

Using a 3D printer is a treat for many students preparing for STEM careers, so having 3D printers built by students is even more useful in encouraging them to pursue higher level classes in science and technology. Eleven students were recommended to do just that by...