October 2016 - Top Stories

Compare the Candidates: Where Do Clinton and Trump Stand on Education Issues?

As the election grows near, Education Week has compiled a comparison of each presidential candidate's stance on education.

Is kindergarten becoming the new first grade?

Across Minnesota many kindergarten classrooms are moving from beginning learning to more complex comprehension. This can be traced partly to statewide goals urging that all third-graders should read at grade level.

Should schools teach cursive handwriting?

With the immersion of technology in schools, cursive handwriting has been set aside so that students can learn typing skills. Many schools still argue in favor of cursive, stating it is needed to read historical documents and develop signatures.