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Fiscal Responsibility 101: Lessons from the Federal Reserve

Fiscal Responsibility 101: Lessons from the Federal Reserve

At a time when the nation’s students are graduating college and, in some cases, high school while buried under mounting credit-card debt, the Federal Reserve has launched a newly redesigned…

Summer-school program meets students’ individual reading needs

Improving students’ reading skills has been a top priority of our national Reading First initiative–and at Mount Pleasant Area School District in Pennsylvania, we have taken this vision to heart…

Ed ‘visionaries’: Schools must change

Ed ‘visionaries’: Schools must change

Today's educational system needs a complete overhaul--and technology is precisely the agent to accomplish this change, according to the speakers at Intel Corp.'s fourth annual Education Visionary Conference.…

Evolution hearings put science on trial

As the nation’s high-tech sector calls on U.S. schools to improve science education or risk forfeiting America’s position as a global leader in science and technology, the Kansas Board of…

Magical music tour no mystery

Magical music tour no mystery

He’s no John Lennon, but for a few hours on May 5, 15-year-old drummer and aspiring musician Julian Chavez-Talley got a taste of what life as the world’s most celebrated…

Student producers wow video judges

On a large-screen TV monitor inside the Discovery Channel headquarters, a series of stunning, computer-generated images appear: A blue skirt flows across a thin white cylinder, like a dowel hanging…

Meet the Judges

Six distinguished judges were at Discovery Communications headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., on April 27, 2005, to review entries in the inaugural eSchool News Student Video Discovery Awards. Here is…

School camp recruits cyber-crime fighters

A less rowdy spring break hardly seems possible: Twenty-eight high school students in New York state recently spent their vacation week at cyber-security camp, looking for vulnerabilities in a wireless…

Hotmath helps students excel on state exam

California teachers using Hotmath.com to help their students with math homework say the tutorial web site–which recently took top honors in several categories of the latest eSchool News Readers’ Choice…

InterWrite PRS makes classes more interactive

Keeping students interested and engaged in the classroom is a challenge for every teacher. But for educators like Professor Richard Rogers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMass), who teaches…