Will the Pele sisters stay in school, or won't they? Dive into our first story in a series on dropout prevention. Also, a recent look at desegregation, the best and worst of professional development, service learning, and Jonathan Kozol.
When educators are treated unfairly, NEA can help fight for their rights. Also, educators in pop culture, art therapy, video games in the classrom, and scrapping one-size-fits-all tests.
New programs targeting the hardest-to-reach parents pay off for schools and children alike. Also, educators coming home from war, teaching student-inmates, motivating your students, and student art contest winners.
As NEA prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary, we ask what the future might hold for public education. Also, school nurses, the effect of Hurricane Katrina on Gulf Coast schools, and refugee students learning English.
How are high-stakes tests dumbing down education? Also, military recruiting in high schools, dropout prevention, and the craze over MySpace.
Learn the winning strategies of your colleagues as they ask for (and get) higher pay and fight to protect their health care and retirement benefits. Also, steroid use among high school students, class podcasts, and the future of field trips.
Is eighth grade becoming the new 10th grade? Also, NCLB reauthorization, the many moods of educator blogs, and what happens to schools when the plant closes.
While we look to emerging giants like China and India, the rest of the world is still watching what U.S. educators do in the classroom. Also, military base schools, dealing with students' health issues in the classroom, and arts education.