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Kevin Chandler, a fellow with Urban Teacher Center, teaches second grade at Liberty Elementary School in Baltimore.

Training urban teachers who stay

Jan 5, 2015
To prevent high teacher turnover, an urban training program takes a page from medical profession.
Posted In: teachers, teacher training, schools

Student data and school attendance

Nov 21, 2014
Schools are gathering data on kids, and as student databases grow, so does the ability of technology to predict how or what a kid might do next.
Posted In: Education, data, schools, students
Students at Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, Virginia, sample new school dishes on a menu created to meet new standards.

Farm-to-table movement comes to school cafeterias

Nov 20, 2014
15 school districts in California take up the challenge to serve healthier lunchroom meals made from local ingredients.
Posted In: Youth Radio, schools, cafeteria, Food, school nutrition, school lunch
School supplies

Your Wallet: The rising cost of school supplies

Aug 22, 2014
Marketplace's Adriene Hill explains the rising cost of school supplies being handed to parents.
Posted In: back-to-school shopping, budget cuts, schools
Students-iPads

If you give a kid an iPad...

Aug 21, 2014
The ACLU sues a school district in Massachusetts over its tablet policies.
Posted In: schools, low-income families, iPad

School staffing up nearly 400%, but not with teachers

Aug 13, 2014
Hiring teacher's aides played a big part in this increase. We look at the 'why'.
Posted In: teachers, schools, Education

Keeping teachers in the classroom

Jul 18, 2014
Public schools are struggling with teacher retention.
Posted In: teachers, schools, poverty

Can your school get decent wi-fi speed?

Jun 23, 2014
Tech in the classroom is exploding, but it only works if you have the bandwidth
Posted In: onair, LearningCurve On-Air, wifi, schools, education costs

Will Coloradans back higher taxes for schools?

Nov 4, 2013
Colorado voters are considering a state measure that would increase state income taxes to fund a significant overhaul of public school financing system.
Posted In: colorado, schools

Tech-savvy teachers push schools to new teaching apps

Sep 6, 2013
A handful of big publishers win school district contracts again and again. But the latest generation of teachers is forcing districts to rethink business as usual.
Posted In: Education, apps, technology, schools

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