March 2016 - Top Stories

Stranger pledged $1 million to put kindergartners through college

Attorney and Navy Veteran, Marty Burbank, pledged to send a classroom of kindergartners in California to college. In an inspiring display of generosity, Burbank has helped 26 children who may never have been able to afford college.

California researchers call for an end of high-stakes testing

Researchers from public and private universities in California believe high-stakes test can actually harm some low-achieving students and minorities.

Proposal to count coding as foreign language passes Florida Senate

The Florida Senate overwhelmingly voted to approve a proposal that would allow coding classes to count for foreign language credits which would take effect in the 2018-19 school year.