Every year our schools test students. And every year these tests show that students in Baltimore City Public Schools perform far below state averages on all subjects. If we want better results, we need to invert the equation. Students should … Continued
How Students Can Improve Their Health And Learning. Our schools constantly test our students to measure their achievement. But if we want to improve student achievement, it’s time for students to test their schools. Are classrooms too hot … Continued
NPR story on lead in schools.
Experiment You engages students in solving problems that matter to them.
Improving school environments requires insistence and verification that changes are implemented at schools. Students can provide this verification through STEM or science projects benchmarking the health and environmental conditions at their school.
Tricia Sheehan, Mom’s Clean Air Force Eastern Field Director, tells the Maryland Department of the Environment how her children have suffered from air pollution and urged the department to make emission limits more stringent than those they have proposed.
In a room filled with scientists, researchers and government officials, two seniors from City College High School, Nil Walker and Cameron Potts are answering questions about their summer research project. They explain how they collected and counted mosquito larvae, tested … Continued
Think kids don’t like to learn? You must not have come to the Game Jam at Code in the Schools last Saturday. Students 12 years and up worked in small teams from 8 am to 8 pm to learn programming … Continued
Peter Senge explains how an 11-year-old student challenged adults to help children improve our environment. “We are ready, are you?”
Senge urged adults to give children a voice in decisions which will affect their future and their world.