Academic Success with Zoom Schools

Elementary schools are on the fast track to academic success with Zoom Schools.  Schools that have a high number of English language learning students were the recipients of a $50 million experiment that shows signs of succeeding with great promise in Nevada. The...

Sixth Graders Go on a Nutrition Hike

Here’s an unusual field trip:  sixth graders go on a nutrition hike around town!  The class went on a nutrition hike and walked to four different restaurants.  Students were given $5 to spend at three of the four restaurants and keep records of the calories they...

Community Partnerships Fill Budget Gaps

For schools that are financially strapped to cover all required programs and implement new standards community partnerships fill budget gaps.  The 2014-2015 New York State budget grants an additional $1.1 billion to schools. It sounds like a lot of money. But many...

Funding Full Day Pre-Kindergarten

The costs of funding full day pre-kindergarten raise serious concerns in state legislatures determining budgets.  In New York, the debate is ongoing.  New York state includes New York City, the largest public school system in the United States.   “The current proposal...