October 17, 2012
Education Week, Vol. 32, Issue 08
Accountability Nation Gets Lackluster Grades on Child Well-Being Report
Despite a prioritization of children in the national agenda, the United States seriously lags in keeping its youngest citizens healthy and ensuring they are ready to learn, according to a new report.
Education Funding Los Angeles School Board Makes Arts an Essential 'Core' Subject
The Los Angeles school board voted last week to elevate the arts to an essential "core" subject and to gradually restore budget cuts for arts education.
Special Education Center Addresses E-Learning for Spec. Ed. Students
Leaders of a new center designed to expand students with disabilities' access to online courses have expressed concerns about those students' participation in e-learning.
IT Infrastructure N.Y.C. Teens Pay Valets to Store Cellphones During School Hours
Thousands of students are paying a dollar a day to leave their digital devices in trucks parked near the schools as a result of the district's policy banning cellphones in school buildings.