Skilled Trade Programs Are Coming Back

Skilled trade programs are coming back with help from businesses and trade unions stepping up to provide time, equipment, and money for school programs. Zachary Hageman used to be unsure of his future.  Now the North High School graduate is gaining experience in an...

Closing the Reading Gap Between Girls and Boys

Teachers in Pinellas County, Florida are working this year toward closing the reading gap between girls and boys, paying closer attention to how their lessons engage boys. At Sutherland Elementary last year, principal Kristy Cantu noticed a trend in her school that is...

Sparking Girls’ Interest in STEM Careers

Verizon Innovative Learning is partnering with educational institutions with the goal of sparking girls’ interest in STEM careers. Recently, the Cumberland County campus for Roane State Community College partnered with Verizon Innovative Learning to sponsor a...

Moving Towards Personalized Learning

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is moving towards personalized learning as the school year starts.  They are working in conjunction with Education Elements, a personalized education consulting group to implement the early stages of a new educational...

Teachers Focus on Building Student Relationships

Helping teachers focus on building student relationships was a special emphasis in the Bakersfield City School District.  Getting to know their students and enabling kids to learn from someone they like and trust is the focus of the initiative hoping to stimulate...