School Districts Create Joint Curriculum

Mathematics and English classes for students who are at risk of not graduating from high school will be part of a new focus as the Rio Grande Valley school districts create joint curriculum with higher education institutions.  An agreement has been signed to move...

The Mastery Model in Middle Schools

The mastery model in middle schools is becoming a more widely used instructional approach that has teachers changing their approach and scheduling to allow individual students the ability to only move onto the next lesson when they have mastered the one before it. At...

A Resurgence of Civics Classes for Students

Despite continuing complaints about government, voting appears to have lost its appeal, resulting in a resurgence of civics classes for students in some districts. The results of a yearlong state study of civic learning in California highlighted som red flags that...

Learning Different School Subjects in the Garden

Kids are learning different school subjects in the garden as they plant sprouts, and tend and water their plants over a long wait. They are learning that It will be a long wait for the tomatoes, the peas, the carrots, the strawberries. It’s going to be a long...