For many school districts throughout the state, the first official full week of school is in the books. Here is what you may have missed this week while you were busy organizing your trapper keeper:
The big education news of the week in the country comes out of Chicago and the on-going teachers’ strike. Here’s a great source to catch up on the latest news and information.
Just in time for the school year to begin, an ad, sponsored by the New York Gaming Association, argues for the importance of racinos to New York State education.
The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, NY hosted a live online chat with child nutrition experts Wednesday night.
The Rondout Valley Central School District in Ulster County has started a pilot project that has put iPad tablet computing devices in the hands of 175 freshmen.
A survey released Wednesday of 82 public school districts’ sex education materials charged that many students are learning medical inaccuracies, gender stereotypes and biases.
State school officials have proposed splitting the current two-year course in global history and geography into two one-year units.
Students at Hadley-Luzerne High School in Lake Luzure, NY marked the September 11 anniversary with a call for service.
In a neat project, students from across the country (and abroad) blog about their college searches.
And in a related story, a study by Kaplan Test Prep shows that more colleges are turning to social media to research applicants.
Of course if you came across anything that we missed, feel free to include the link to the story in the comments section. Have a great weekend!