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By Jim Salter, Associated Press
The long-term impact of school shutdowns and remote learning during the pandemic is becoming apparent as students return to the classroom. New test results show a significant drop in scores and learning for elementary school-aged children. NPR education reporter Anya…
By John Yang
Over the last 20 years, scientists have learned a lot about how the adolescent brain works and what motivates middle schoolers. Yet a lot of their findings aren’t making it into the classroom.
By Kelly Field, The Hechinger Report
In opioid-stricken West Virginia, this school is taking on the role of parent. Lisa Stark of Education Week visits Cottageville Elementary, where students often lack food, clothes and transportation because of drug-addicted parents. In addition to increasing communication with local…
By PBS NewsHour
Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Anika Anand and Ann Schimke on May 11, 2015 In a suburb just outside of Denver, Principal Sarah Gould stands outside a fifth-grade classroom at Hodgkins Elementary…
By Anika Anand, Ann Schimke, Chalkbeat
By Kyla Calvert Mason
A Philadelphia first grader collapsed in his classroom at Andrew Jackson Elementary School in South Philadelphia Wednesday and died two hours later, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. The 7-year-old boy was the second student to die in the…
North Carolina mandates that all elementary school students have equal access to art instruction, but enforcement of the law appears inconsistent across the state. Special correspondent for education John Merrow reports on two elementary schools' different approaches to arts education…
By April Brown
It’s hard not to smile and move to the beat when you see Katie McLiver’s first grade classroom dancing to some of their favorite songs. The students at Fox Hill Elementary School in suburban Indianapolis do the “Sid Shuffle” with…
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