Students at Design Tech High School moved into a brand-new, high-tech, 64,000-square-foot building on the campus of software giant Oracle this month—a school they helped design over the last three years.
Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science Principal Kathryn Procope acknowledges the personalized learning system put in place at the Washington D.C. school this year is “not a silver bullet,” but it’s helping students set goals and develop self-discipline to become independent learners.
The Jewish Community Day School in Watertown, MA, incorporates camp-like overnight trips as part of its Jewish environmental education curriculum. That is part of a broader push toward experiential learning and character formation.
Students in St. Louis are steeped in gun violence, but a nonprofit art collective is working to change the dynamic by recruiting black youth to produce music, poetry, and other art to raise awareness about social justice issues in their community.
Marlon Miller Jr. is a Georgia sixth-grader on a mission, and he recently launched a nonprofit to take it to the next level.
Seven student athletes from Alabama’s Opelika High School won recognition from the Alabama High School Athletic Association in July, a testament to the school’s sharp focus on developing character.
Experts believe the opioid epidemic gripping the United States and Canada will likely only get worse in the foreseeable future, fueled in large part by a breakdown in community and family support systems.
Students at two New Jersey primary schools are learning to care for people beyond their networks of friends and family by writing letters to hospitalized children.
Hundreds of educators across Minnesota received “Restorative Practices Training” through the state’s Department of Education this summer as part of a shift toward a softer discipline approach in schools.
Lawmakers in multiple states are pushing legislation to ensure students understand how government works and their responsibilities as citizens before they graduate from high school.
School districts in parts of Washington state are implementing yoga and other de-stressing activities into classes to address the climbing stress levels among students.
A nonprofit education funding website is launching a campaign to help teachers raise money to host “family engagement nights” at their schools.