Expanding the Humanities in High School

New academic opportunities are being created by expanding the humanities in high school, integrating English, social studies, and math. In the Bellmore-Merrick High School District, some of the details of the new curriculum are emerging. “English is a subject that is...

Getting a Jump Start on Ninth Grade

Some middle school students are getting a jump start on ninth grade, much like high school students take college classes and dual enroll at local universities. At Teasley Middle School in Canton, Shari Tolan leads a high school level physical science class. Students...

Getting a Jump on the School Year

Students are getting a jump on the school year with The Kalahari Project, an approach which prepares them for pre-advanced placement classes. At Waller Middle School in Enid, Oklahoma, twenty one students entering the eighth grade read “Kalahari” by...

Students Meet Presidential Candidates

A high school group took the ultimate field trip from Ohio to Iowa to have students meet presidential candidates. A small group of seniors from the advanced placement government class at Taylor High School in Cleves Ohio decided to see the Iowa caucuses  up close. So,...