Published Aug. 19, 2013 | Rules for Engagement /Education Week online California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill giving transgender students explicit protections on campus. Now a GOP lawmaker is pulling his 13-year-old son from his public school in San Bernardino Mountains, saying the transgender law violates students' privacy.
Published Aug. 19, 2013 | Rules for Engagement /Education Week online At $147 million, North Atlanta High School is the most expensive public school in Georgia. But despite all its niceties, perhaps the most intriguing is a rifle range built for the school's JROTC and rifle club. Since 26 students and school staff were shot … Continue reading New High School Includes On-Campus Rifle Range
Published Aug. 15, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week online Researchers at the Indiana University found that a CDC health program implemented at schools in southern Indiana resulted in increased physical-activity opportunities for students, especially among girls.
Published Aug. 9, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week online A math and science camp in Illinois uses sports to teach students STEM concepts through physical activity.
Published Aug. 7, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week online The Encinitas (Calif.) school district accepted a $1.4 million grant to expand its controversial yoga program, which sparked a lawsuit about religious freedom earlier this year.
As an ongoing resource for teachers, Education Week Teacher is crowdsourcing a map of teachers' favorite field trip locations. The map was launched on Aug. 2, 2013, and shows you places teachers like to take their students for out-of-classroom learning. Places include Medieval Times, in Buena Park, Calif., Colonial Williamsburg, and the Cranbrook Institute of … Continue reading Get Going: Teachers’ Favorite Field Trip Locations