New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie became the latest GOP presidential contender to flip on Common Core, announcing last week his opposition to the curriculum and standards system once embraced across a broad political spectrum.
Ten-year-old Erika Middleton doesn't want to take time off from learning just because school is out for the summer.
Richmond Hill High School Principal Debi McNeal announced during a working breakfast May 26 that Chris Scholar had been named the high school's 2015 Teacher of the Year. McNeal said the competition was outstanding, and Scholar said he was honored to be recognized by his peers.
The new frontier of education, many experts believe, is video games. While the field is still maturing, most objectives can now be enhanced with games that allow students to collaborate and learn with more engagement while teachers are free to spend more time observing and helping, and less time at the whiteboard. Many of these games also offer parents and teachers tools to monitor progress on specific learning objectives.
Hundreds of schools in Kenya could be shut down as Somalia’s al-Shabab Muslim militants have terrorized teachers from showing up to work, jeopardizing the future of thousands of youths, according to news reports from the East African nation.
After years of widespread fears that video games were destroying young American brains, educational theorists and reformers have come around to the notion that video games are here to stay — and that may be a good thing, even in the classroom.
Many teachers herald exceptional female scientists, hoping to show students that the scientific canon is not strictly a boys' club. Those lessons surely come with good intentions, but they may do more harm than good, because they suggest to girls and young women that the sciences are almost exclusively for men.
Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, is still enrolling students for the 2015-16 school year and will host online information sessions this month.
The Bryan County School System is operating on a four-day work week through July 10.
After 26 years as administrative assistant for Bryan County Schools' superintendent and the Board of Education, Clara Shearouse decided the time was right to retire.
One mother made sure her son was remembered at his high school graduation after he died in a car accident on prom night.
A survey of top teachers in the nation found that family stress and poverty are top factors affecting many students' success, and that teachers would like to put funding into reducing those barriers
Not long ago, parents and students evaluating colleges turned to U.S. News rankings, the only game in town. No longer. Rating colleges is now, if not a booming business, at least a surging sideline.
A new study shows millennials are more likely to experience workplace depression than their older counterparts — a fact that may shed light on developing workplace dynamics.
The concept of in-state tuition may be going extinct, which could mean upward mobility is in major trouble.
Religious schools and universities that have barriers against homosexuality may be under the gun after Friday's gay marriage ruling, given both oral arguments in April and the fine print of Justice Anthony Kennedy's decision last week.
The Bryan County Board of Education will increase its budget by $5.6 million for fiscal-year 2016, but will not raise taxes along with it.
A Brown University student who had a mental breakdown before being put on medical leave has engaged in a dogged and so-far futile attempt to return to the campus, Buzzfeed reports, despite his having given up all alcohol and drugs and getting therapy.
The good news in Columbus, Ohio, schools this summer is that 87 percent of its third-graders passed the reading test and can move on to the next grade, WBNS 10-TV reports. The bad news is that 599, or 13 percent, did not.
The Bryan County Board of Education will increase its budget by $5.6 million for the 2016 fiscal year, but will not raise taxes along with it.
Amidst the pain that surrounded the recent church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, a heated discussion erupted over the nature of a symbol that has come to be synonymous with Southern culture: The battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia.
Students at George Washington Carver Elementary School who made the fourth nine-weeks honor roll are:
This spring saw some rare good news on the U.S. education scene when the federal government announced high school graduation rates jumped to 81 percent in 2012, up from 73 percent in 2006.
Students at Bryan County Elementary School who made the fourth nine-weeks honor roll are:
Summertime, and school is out.
New University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered a sweeping probe into allegations that University of Texas basketball players were given improper academic help to keep them on the team.
The SAT, or the Scholastic Aptitude Test, has been undergoing a lot of changes.
Taylor M. Butler of Bryan County earned dean's list honors for the fall 2014 semester at South Georgia State College.
The company that administered the 2015 Georgia Milestones testing online will provide $4.5 million in free services to the Georgia Department of Education because of errors and disruptions that occurred.
Nevada went all in on school choice this month, with the new GOP legislature passing and the GOP governor signing a sweeping bill offering parents direct access to the money used to educate their children.