A Safe Place for At Risk Students

As a resource for a safe place for at risk students, the IMPACT program is having a positive impact at one community high school The program is an innovation at Washington Community High School for students identified as academically struggling, truant, or having...

Principal Creating a Culture of Trust

A new school year has given an opportunity to a new principal creating a culture of trust in a high school which needed improvement in the general atmosphere of the school. Ashley High School has had a few years of below average North Carolina Teacher Working...

Gifted Academy Is A School Experience Like No Other

A group of lucky students this year is discovering that the Gifted Academy is a school experience like no other. 300 students will attend the Gifted Academy, a new venture of Columbus City Schools. 10 year old Lauren Long started her first day of school with a mixture...

Mastering Classroom Management

Many teachers assume that “classroom management” means trying to control student behavior through rules and enforcing consequences. But my experience is that truly effective classroom management techniques prevent discipline problems before they occur by creating a...

Charter Schools Focus on Language Immersion

They can focus on many academic areas, but when charter schools focus on language immersion, they fill a unique need for many districts. World Compass Academy is a charter school in Douglas County Colorado, which is bringing language immersion to Castle Rock. It is a...