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Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners ...

Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners And History Students)

July 21
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Central Library this year continues its tradition of melding Comic-Con and education. This weekend it will host teachers from Helix Charter High School who use comics to teach everything from algebra to French history.

Search How Your High School Ranks On California AP Tests

Search How Your High School Ranks On California AP Tests

July 21
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The state Department of Education updated Advanced Placement test data for schools across the state last month — five weeks after acknowledging it had posted incorrect scores for the 2015-16 school year.

Comic-Con For Educators: 'Its OK To Be Odd' And Other Lessons For C...

Comic-Con For Educators: 'Its OK To Be Odd' And Other Lessons For College

July 20
By Megan Burks

There is an unexpected thread running through several of the panels at Comic-Con this year: mental health. We talk with two panelists focusing on student well-being.

What’s Going On With Sweetwater School District’s iPads? 5 Things Y...

What’s Going On With Sweetwater School District’s iPads? 5 Things You Need To Know

July 20
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

Back in 2012, the Sweetwater Union High School District — like a lot of other school districts in the United States — decided to buy Apple iPads for its students. The tablets, which at the time had only been around for a couple of years, were supposed to prepare students for a world ever more reliant on technology.

Taking A Cue From K-12, National University Launches Precision Inst...

Taking A Cue From K-12, National University Launches Precision Institute

July 20
By Megan Burks

National University announced a $20 million initiative Wednesday aimed at taking personalized learning from K-12 classrooms to the lecture hall.

Despite Political Differences, Two High School Teachers Find Common...

Despite Political Differences, Two High School Teachers Find Common Ground

July 19
Ryan Levi/KQED

Two teachers — Brandon Johnson and Ysidro Valenzuela — talk about the intersection of politics and education.

Comic-Con For Educators: Ramona High Eases Into ‘The Odyssey’ With ...

Comic-Con For Educators: Ramona High Eases Into ‘The Odyssey’ With Graphic Novel

July 18
By Megan Burks

This week, downtown San Diego will be filled with fantastical creatures, comic book villains — and everyday superheroes. Teachers come to Comic-Con each year to present on using pop culture in the classroom. This year, they include educators from Ramona High School.

Judge Sides With College Board; Scripps Ranch Grads Will Have To Ta...

Judge Sides With College Board; Scripps Ranch Grads Will Have To Take Retests

July 14
By Megan Burks

A judge will not grant a temporary restraining order on the College Board’s decision to invalidate hundreds of Scripps Ranch High School Advanced Placement tests.

How To Bring This Private School Teaching Method Into A Public Scho...

How To Bring This Private School Teaching Method Into A Public School Classroom

July 13
By Megan Burks

More like dinner with intellectuals than a class, students learning through the Exeter Academy's Harkness model sit around a table and discuss a text or question.

San Diego Unified Approves New Discipline Policy

San Diego Unified Approves New Discipline Policy

July 12
By Tarryn Mento

The School Climate Bill of Rights prioritizes mediation, counseling and communication over suspension or expulsion. Research shows traditional methods disproportionately affect San Diego students of color and those with disabilities.

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