Ending Bullying Through Playground Games

Creating an organized recess is one approach to ending bullying through playground games that is showing results. One Bronx elementary school has brought in a “play coach” from Asphalt Green, a nonprofit group which organizes recess games such as relay...

Bilingual Programs Serve Students and Parents

In Ector County Independent School District, bilingual programs serve students and parents.  In a school district where 32 languages other than English are spoken, many students are learning English as a second language. Maribelle Minyard is a first grade bilingual...

Bringing in the Harvest

At Edison Middle School, the school garden has produced a bumper crop, and students are bringing in the harvest. Last week, students were picking squash, digging potatoes, and harvesting cabbage, zucchini, and tomatoes. Since this was the first full season for their...

STEM Education for Young Children

How early should STEM education for young children begin? A group of business and military leaders in Ohio say that high quality pre-K education is critical to allowing young children to develop STEM skills that will be necessary for 21st century jobs. The nonprofit...