Pressure continues to mount on Moritomo Gakuen chief

Mar 13, 2017

Pressure continues to mount on Moritomo Gakuen chief

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Pressure on Yasunori Kagoike, head of scandal-plagued Moritomo Gakuen, in the Diet and in Osaka Prefecture showed no sign of abating Monday even though he withdrew his application to open a new elementary school and indicated last week he would resign. With questions about ...

Teaching Trump: Should teachers offer up their own politics?

/ Mar 13, 2017

Teaching Trump: Should teachers offer up their own politics?

A New York City teacher was warned over a homework question critical of President Donald Trump. An Alabama district fielded complaints for a teacher’s “Obama, you’re fired!” caption under a Trump display. And video caught a Texas art teacher shooting a squirt gun at ...

For text generation, cursive making comeback in U.S. schools

Mar 6, 2017

For text generation, cursive making comeback in U.S. schools

Cursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the United States after a generation of students who know only keyboarding, texting and printing out their words longhand. Alabama and Louisiana passed laws in 2016 mandating cursive proficiency in public schools, the latest ...