Coming to a report card near you: nutritional stats (The Atlantic): Want to know whether your student really eats his veggies and drinks his milk in the cafeteria? A recent pilot program from Cornell University sent parents weekly emails with a breakdown of their kids lunchtime selections.
Tacoma Public Schools seeks parent input in special needs program (The News Tribune): Education officials in Tacoma are working to implement a set of 18 recommendations from the Urban Special Education Leadership Cooperative. One of the expected changes: switching to an “inclusion model” that would place more special needs students in mainstream classrooms.
Kentucky considers taking truancy out of the courtroom (Education Week): The Bluegrass State is one of several weighing changes to its juvenile justice systems.