Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Texas education authorities said the number of schools falling short of minimum standards and placed on the Public Education Grant list doubled from 2012 because of newer, higher standards.
The 734-page book in question, U.S. History: Preparing for Advanced Placement Exams, is used as a supplemental instructional aid, according to a spokesperson for the Denton Independent School District.
Can a mobile app really teach a baby to find her nose? Or learn to recognize letters and numbers? Not according to an advocacy group that filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission.
Tammy Bryant of Quinlan ISD advocates pursuing an education in teaching language therapy in Dallas.
As lawmakers worked to fix the state budget shortfall, one thing they decided was school districts should have flexibility in class sizes. The result – it’s only the third week of school and already some teachers are worn out.
For the children born on Sept. 11, 2001, the decade has not shown them changes in America. Rather, they have always known things to be as they are — but for others, the scars linger.