Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops primary school book list

BBC – Sean Coughlan “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is at the top of a teachers’ list of books “all children should read before leaving primary school”. The list of must-read novels has been selected by 500 teachers for the National...

All Americans should adopt a second country

The Baltimore Sun – Andrés Martinez “Ten minutes into the soccer game, Sebastian’s cries of “here,” “behind you,” and “cross it” became cries of “aquí,” “atrás,” and “al centro.”...

Seattle schools may halt most suspensions for young kids

The Seattle Times – Claudia Rowe “Seattle’s school board may declare a moratorium on out-of-school suspensions for all elementary students, beginning this September, as a way to force changes in discipline in all schools across the city. Such a move has...

Let’s Get Engaged: Encouraging Kids To Embrace STEM Studies

Forbes – Karl Gouverneur “According to the U.S. Department of Education, only 16 percent of U.S. high school students are both proficient in mathematics and interested in a STEM career. To meet the numbers of new workers this country will demand—both in...