Education Nation

Education Nation

A solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 08:07 PM EST

Florida Board of Education Weighs Changes to Common Core

Florida Board of Education Weighs Changes to Common Core

Education Commissioner Pam Stewart defended proposed changes to the Common Core on Tuesday, saying they will set Florida apart and strengthen the state's academic standards.

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 06:32 PM EST

Schools Try to Teach Parents to Cook to Their Kids

Schools Try to Teach Parents to Cook to Their Kids

The district is trying to get lower income parents more involved with all aspects of their kids’ education, including choosing good, healthy nutrition over fast food.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 04:00 PM EST

Florida College Graduation Rates Called Unacceptable

Florida College Graduation Rates Called Unacceptable

Graduation rates at some Florida universities are being called unacceptable.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 09:22 PM EST

Hialeah Principal Named One of Florida's Elite

Hialeah Principal Named One of Florida's Elite

Anna Hernandez walks the halls of M.A. Milam K-8 Center in Hialeah, and kids run up to hug her.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 12:06 PM EST

Florida Kicks Off 'Celebrate Literacy Week'

Florida Kicks Off 'Celebrate Literacy Week'

First Lady Ann Scott was at American High School on Monday to help promote the week

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 07:09 PM EST

Party's Over: School Resumes After Winter Break

Party's Over: School Resumes After Winter Break

Joy Talley teaches sixth-grade social studies, and says this day is usually a get-back-up-to-speed day.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 06:40 PM EST

South Florida High Schools See No Fs for 2013

South Florida High Schools See No Fs for 2013

Nearly half of Florida's high schools are getting an A grade for the 2012-13 school year.

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 10:28 PM EST

"Fitness Trail": The Future of Recess?

"Fitness Trail": The Future of Recess?

The idea isn’t to replace the playground, it’s to find other ways to get kids active in between classes.

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 01:16 AM EST

2 Teach for America Members Aim High in Little Haiti

2 Teach for America Members Aim High in Little Haiti

Teach for America recruits dynamic college grads like Sara Cole and Raul Mendez, trains them intensively, and they agree to spend at least two years on the job.

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 08:15 AM EST

Miami Students Receiving 120,000 Free Books

Miami Students Receiving 120,000 Free Books

Teachers and Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado will be handing out more than 120,000 free books to needy children Monday.