Preparing For High School Algebra and Life on Campus

Students are preparing for high school algebra and life on campus through a Transition to Algebra class held during the summer at Nogales High School. 150 students are taking part in a course boosting their math skills prior to starting Algebra I in the fall,  The...

Easing the Transition to High School

A long established program easing the transition to high school has been building community among freshmen for 20 years. At Palo Alto High School, entering freshmen have been provided with close connections with teachers and peers, smaller learning environments, field...

Teens Protesting Statewide Tests

A massive protest brought testing under fire, as a boycott of over 1500 teens protestingexcessive testing refused to take science and social studies statewide tests.  The protest was to call attention to how much time is spent on standardized testing. In Boulder...

More Evening Classes Offered By High Schools

Students are taking advantage of more evening classes offered by high schools, as a means of accommodating their work schedules and the teenage need for more sleep. Night schools is increasingly common among high school students, who want to graduate with their peers...

Teacher Takes Students to Other Countries

It’s the ultimate field trip for one high school class, since their Spanish teacher takes students to other countries, and creates experiences for conversation and culture at home too. Michelle Clarkson was awestruck when she visited Barcelona Spain.  She...