NEWS: Big Stories Of The Day
South Los Angeles high school still reeling after lockdown LA Times
Manual Arts was locked down Friday after reports of a gunman on campus. Staff and students say there was little communication about what was going on, and many had no access to restrooms or food.
Educators protest TEA choice of evaluation system Houston Chronicle
If the agency has its way, the Pearson method will be used to grade Texas schools under the federal No Child Left Behind Act next year and perhaps under the ...
Pittsburgh Public Schools look at teacher incentive pay Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Now that the district has implemented a performance-pay system for principals, the Pittsburgh Public Schools may explore the possibility of extending the practice to teachers and other employees.
FSU Football Star Wins Rhodes Scholarship NPR
Myron Rolle, the starting strong safety for the Florida State Seminoles, has been awarded the Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University. The pre-med student had to miss part of Saturday's game against Maryland because he was being interviewed for the scholarship.
Slam Poet Gayle Danley Teaches Kids How to Soothe Their Wounds Washington Post
She starts off with a poem titled "Round Like Bubbles": "Round like a big fat green birthday balloon kissing the sky," Gayle Danley begins, then turns her backside to the audience of fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders at Deerfield Run Elementary School in Laurel and adds, "Why can't I have a round...