Teacher Panhandles For Money To Buy School SuppliesAn Oklahoma elementary school teacher has taken to panhandling for money to buy school supplies for her third-grade classroom.
Bilingual Teachers Wanted For Schools In CaliforniaWhile Californians passed a ballot measure to bring back bilingual education in the upcoming school year, educators say a challenge to getting the programs started will be finding more bilingual teachers.
UOP Helping Teachers Go Back To School With Math TrainingThe University of the Pacific and Teachers College of San Joaquin will offer specialized math training to a select number of teachers. The effort is designed to get teachers better equipped to teach Common Core math.
Cities Look At Subsidized Housing To Stem Teacher ShortagesAs the days get shorter, first grade teacher Esmeralda Jiménez watches the dimming afternoon sky outside her classroom window the way her pupils watch the clock at dismissal time.
Best Places For Guitar Lessons In SacramentoThe greater Sacramento area is a very musical place. Locals are surrounded by opportunities to listen to just about any kind of music, on any kind of instrument. The guitar leads the pack when it comes to informal musical gatherings, or more structured performances. It's one of the more affordable instruments to own. Fortunately, it's also relatively easy to learn to play. Strum along, or start picking, it's up to you.
Spelling Bees Teach Public School Students More Than Just SpellingPositioned as showdowns, smack-downs or friendly competitions, spelling bees have a long and storied past in the United States.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Union: Fewer Teachers Facing LayoffsFewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state's largest teachers union.
Education Key For Sacramento Reading SpecialistVicki Oberg says her master's program gave her many more "tools" for her "toolbox” as a teacher.
New Educational Practices Improving Patient Care In SacramentoMedical staff and students work with life-like mannequin simulators and surgical robots to advance training.
Post-9/11 Generation Marks Distance From Historic EventFor the children born on Sept. 11, 2001, the decade has not shown them changes in America. Rather, they have always known things to be as they are -- but for others, the scars linger.