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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

Parents accuse a Houston elementary school teacher of using their kids as notepads. (Getty Images)

Houston Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Writing Notes On Students

A Houston elementary school teacher is accused of writing notes on students with a marker.

11/14/2013

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Ex-Teacher Gets 60 Years In Texas Child Porn Cases

A former elementary school teacher in the Houston and Austin areas has been sentenced to 60 years in prison in a child pornography case.

08/13/2013

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Ex-San Marcos Teacher Gets 32 Years For Sex Abuse

A former physical education teacher at a Central Texas elementary school has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for sexual abuse of an 11-year-old student.

02/27/2013

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Officials: 20 Children Killed During Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

27 people are confirmed dead including 20 children, during a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday.

12/14/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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