School garden projects are becoming hugely popular. Over 25 percent of public elementary schools include garden-based learning. Do these gardens improve the education and health of young people?
Relationship education programs are meant to strengthen low-income couples, with the idea children would benefit. But focusing on communication skills overlooks what really matters to these Americans.
Charters schools are here to stay. More than three million students are enrolled in 6,700 charter schools across 42 states.
A third of families living below poverty level access the Internet only through their phones. And young people from these families get access to few learning opportunities.
Teachers often view vocabulary building as the most important aspect of education. In reality, there are lots of other early learning experiences that children need to develop.
Want to stop kids from sliding academically over the summer? Why not trust them to make their own reading choices?