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Teachers Protest Education System in California

California teachers go on strike for better salaries, resources, and smaller class sizes.
January 16, 2019

As the Los Angeles education funding plummeted, teachers and staff grew restless at the lack of funding for necessary resources in schools. This week, more than 30,000 teachers and their supporters gathered...

Should Teachers Discuss Controversial Topics?

With so many controversial topics up in the air, people can't help but wonder if teachers should be allowed to address such topics in a classroom setting.
May 29, 2018

Teachers are often the first people, apart from parents, to educate children on controversial topics. They act as second parents, guiding and, at times, inadvertently molding children to think and behave...

Teaching Academy Partners With Miami-Dade College School of Education

Ceremony for the inauguration of the Teaching Academy at Gables.
Coral Gables' Teaching Academy
January 26, 2018

On Friday, Jan. 26, members of the Miami-Dade County School Board and school administrators joined in celebration of Gables' newly inaugurated Teaching Academy. The new academy aims to pave the way for...

A Year of Novelty

The new teachers excited to take on the 2017-2018 school year.
September 3, 2017

In the 2017-2018 school year, Coral Gables Senior High has been gifted with the arrival of many new teachers, who come prepared and trained to offer their knowledge and techniques to new students. Tatiana...

Public Education to be Placed on the Endangered List

School voucher programs create a heated dialogue amongst many.
February 21, 2017

School vouchers are created and distributed by state governments and allow parents to use public funds to pay for an alternative form of education for their child. Today, 12 states, Florida included,...

Common Core? More like Common Bore!

The Common Core State Standards Initiative aims to educate young minds. However, does it actually work?
November 14, 2016

The Common Core State Standards Initiative was created to implement a set of high-quality requirements in the subjects of mathematics and English. These standards are meant to ensure that all students...

Fred Swaniker’s ‘Harvard of Africa’

Fred Swaniker aims to reinvent Africa through education.
September 14, 2016

Fred Swaniker, 18 years old, wishes to revolutionize Africa with the most powerful tool known to mankind: education. He became headmaster at a school in Botswana opened by his mom. Since then, he has...

SAT Gives Students A Break

SAT Gives Students A Break
June 8, 2016

The Standardized Assessment Test (SAT) is one of the essential standardized tests used by colleges to see how applicants compare to one another in regards to their performance on the test. The SAT challenges...

Easy Study Tips

Easy Study Tips
April 21, 2016

When it comes to studying most of us prefer to take a nap and be slothful. Studying is often grouped with adjectives like dull and uninteresting. However, studying is beneficial and is a primary key to...

He Named Me Malala

Inspiring documentary of a young woman who faced the Taliban.
He Named Me Malalah: The story of Malala Yousafzai and her tremendous impact on peace and education.
April 7, 2016

Our Rating: A He Named Me Malala is a heartwarming and inspiring documentary about a young girl from Afghanistan, Malala Yousafzai , who is a female activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Growing...

Are Children of Illegal Immigrants Entitled to A Public Education?

Illegal immigrants are entitled to an education.
October 14, 2015

Many people come to the United States of America to find a better future for their children and themselves; but many of them have had to resort to coming here illegally. Along with other struggles and...

Education in America

The American school system cannot compare to schools in many other countries.
October 11, 2014

Despite the fact that the United States is one of the richest countries in the world, it's a well-known fact that education in America lags far behind the rest of the world- especially compared to countries...

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