Students Raise Cattle for Class and Food

Published Sept. 16, 2013 | Rules for Engagement /Education Week


A high school in Hagerstown, Ind., has plans to raise cattle as part of an agricultural science class, but the bulls will also be slaughtered and butchered for use in hamburgers served in the school’s cafeteria.

Duncan: Later Start Times for Schools Is ‘Common Sense’

Published Sept. 5, 2013 | Rules for Engagement /Education Week


Citing research on adolescent sleep and academic success, the education secretary suggested districts consider delaying school start times.