Hands-On Veterinary Program Helps Navajo Students Succeed
At Monument Valley High School in Kayenta, Arizona, students from the Navajo Nation get hands-on instruction in caring for animals. Director Clyde McBride discusses how the program helps prepare students for success. (April 19, 2017)
Three Ways Teachers Can Support Kids With Autism
A psychologist explains practical ways teachers can support children with autism.
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PBS NewsHour Goes Live with Bill Nye The Science Guy
Bill Nye The Science Guy joined PBS Education Editor Vicky Pasquantonio to discuss ways of empowering kids to pursue science. (April 3, 2017)
Will Cameras in Special Education Classrooms Protect Students?
To help prevent students with disabilities from being abused at school, Texas now requires cameras in special education classrooms upon request. But is this the best solution? (April 4, 2017)
A School Shooting Survivor Opposes Guns in Schools
Retired Montana Principal John Moffatt says arming teachers and school staff is not the right way to respond to the threat of school shootings. His opinion is informed by his own experience as the survivor of a 1986 school shooting. (March 27, 2017)
A Passion for Saving Schools on the Brink
Sharon Griffin, the chief of schools in Tennessee’s Shelby County school district, has led a far-reaching turnaround of low-performing schools in the city of Memphis. (February 22, 2017)
How Can Schools Improve Teacher Evaluations? A Discussion
Renee Pryor has taken the dread out of teacher evaluations in her Tenn. district. In this video, originally streamed on Facebook Live, she sits down with Elizabeth Rich, Education Week Commentary editor. (March 30, 2017)
Amid Flint’s Water Crisis, Schools Chief Is a Calm Force
Bilal Tawwab, the superintendent of schools in Flint, Mich., refuses to use the city’s lead-water crisis as an excuse for letting up on his push to improve achievement in the long-struggling district. (February 22, 2017)
School Police: What’s Their Role? How Should They Treat Students?
In Minnesota, the St. Paul school district revamped its school policing program to focus less on enforcement and more on student relationships. (January 24, 2016)
What Is Formative Assessment?
Meghan Pazmino, a math coach at Ross Elementary School in Washington, helps clear up some confusion about what formative assessment is—and how it differs from other types of assessments used in classrooms across the country. (February 17, 2017)
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