Education Nation

Education Nation

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

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 at 08:47 PM EDT

Aviation Ed Offers Interactive Way to Learn

Aviation Ed Offers Interactive Way to Learn

Aviation Ed uses interactive learning techniques to teach students about science and math.

Thursday, Oct 24, 2013 at 07:50 PM EDT

$25K Milken Prize Awarded to D.C. Teacher

$25K Milken Prize Awarded to D.C. Teacher

Thurgood Marshall Academy physics teacher Kena Allison was surprised with a Milken Educator Award, which comes with a $25,000 prize.

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 at 10:44 AM EDT

Classic Car Donated to School's Automotive Program

Classic Car Donated to School's Automotive Program

An anonymous donor handed over the keys of a 1965 Shelby Cobra kit car to the students and staff of Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Va.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 at 08:59 PM EDT

Program Aims to Give Minority Students Advantage

Program Aims to Give Minority Students Advantage

Children as young as preschool age in Prince George's County are in classrooms taught entirely in a foreign language. The immersion program is designed to give minority students a competitive advantage not often...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 at 05:23 PM EDT

Va. Special Ed. Students Get Real Work Experience

Va. Special Ed. Students Get Real Work Experience

In Chantilly, Va., students are taking a break from the classroom and clocking in to a real-world experience.

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 03:49 PM EDT

New School Standards Start to Take Effect

New School Standards Start to Take Effect

The changes are part of a multi-year transition to the Common Core State Standards for English and math, a set of more rigorous benchmarks for students from kindergarten to the 12th grade that have been adopted...