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Are American Schools Too Easy for Exchange Students?
Foreign exchange students notice dramatic differences between the academic expectations of schools in the United States and their home countries.
Teaching Students to Solve Complex Problems
Aileen Owens is director of technology and innovation at South Fayette School District in McDonald, Pa. She talks about the district’s goal of preparing students to solve the world’s most vexing problems by teaching them how to think. (June 14, 2017)
For children to get the most out of recess, research shows this time should be considered an essential part of the school day, rather than a “break.” (April 26, 2017)
School Bus Cameras Catch Violators
In Austin, Texas, when the flashing red lights go on and stop signs come out, video cameras start recording and drivers who illegally pass school buses get hefty fines. The number of violations may surprise you! (May 17, 2017)
Meal Programs Help Ensure Children Get Fed During the Summer
For some children, the summer can be the hungriest time of year, because they miss out on school breakfast and lunch. We visited a food bank in Omaha, Neb., that is trying to fill that summer hunger gap. (July 25, 2017)
Snapchat and Schools - Monitoring What Students Post Online
Schools are paying attention to what students post online, concerned about school safety and culture. Critics say this may violate free-speech and privacy rights. Here’s the view from one district. (June 20, 2017)