Health Officials: Raising a child bilingual is beneficial

Fox Chicago – Alexa Helms “One in five U.S. residents speak a foreign language at home, and this can cause a debate in many families. Many parents believe their children should only focus on one language to improve their child’s chance for success....

Liberal Arts and Our Future

The Huffington Post – Linda Katehi “Along with other educators and business leaders, I have long been stressing the importance of outstanding university programs in the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math. We’ve done so...

Don’t know how to get your kid to do math? Try patterns

The Conversation – Bethany Rittle-Johnson “Parents and teachers know that reading to their children in preschool and kindergarten is important. But how can parents and teachers support young children’s mathematics knowledge? One often overlooked activity...

Making the Grade: Fun puzzle gateway to science education

The Atlanta Journal Constitution – H.M. Cauley “Each year, the three fourth-grade classes at the Epstein School in Sandy Springs spend time studying earthquakes, and the most popular part of the unit is a highly-anticipated activity involving 30 toothpicks...

The uncertain future of español in Miami-Dade classrooms

The Miami Herald – Christina Veiga “Aleida Martinez-Molina learned how to read and write Spanish in the Miami-Dade County public school system decades ago, eventually going on to land a top job with a Spanish airline. Today, the Coral Gables lawyer drives...