New Orleans study maps out how parents select schools (NPR): Location and after-school programs were the top considerations of New Orleans parents who participated in a study about school choice. The researchers also found that poor families were more likely to choose schools based on proximity and extra-curricular activities over academic performance.
In the Netherlands, more school time gives teachers more freedom (The Atlantic): Dutch students attend class 200 days out of the year — about four weeks longer than their counterparts in the U.S. According to some experts, the extra time gives teachers there more room to help shape curriculum and school policies.
3 bomb threats in 2 days at Marysville-Pilchuck High School: The school was evacuated Wednesday following a telephone bomb threat, and two similar threats on Thursday were determined to be hoaxes.
- Wildfire damage prompts bill for schools hit by natural disasters (KING 5)
- PLU adjuncts withdraw union petition (Inside Higher Ed)
- West Virginia withdraws altered science curriculum (The New York Times)