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When the 2011 State Teachers of the Year visited the Department of Education in May, we asked them if they had solutions to challenges in the areas of teacher effectiveness, healthy schools and parent and community engagement. For Alaska Teacher of … Continue reading
Agriscience teachers prepare students for one of the nation’s oldest and most-rewarding industries: growing safe and healthy food. Terry Cornett makes agriscience come alive for his students at Liberty Middle School in a rural segment of Hanover, Va. A 30-year … Continue reading
Throughout May, the White House and Department of Education have celebrated Physical Fitness and Sports month—an annual reminder to us all of the importance of physical activity in our daily life. Yesterday, I joined Andrea Cernich with the President’ s … Continue reading
While Friday the 13th is generally believed to be a day of perpetual bad luck, for the more than 200 students at Charles H. Houston Elementary in Washington, DC, last Friday was anything but unlucky, as students grooved to Kenny … Continue reading