The Answer Sheet: Elementary School


Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Second-graders correct NFL players' tweets

Second graders at Elmwood Franklin Elementary School in Buffalo, N.Y., used their grammar lessons to correct tweets from NFL players.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elementary School, Getting It Right

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 06/27/2010

Obama policy blamed for popular principal's reassignment

A popular principal is being reassigned in Lincoln, Neb., and district officials say that the U.S. Education Department is to blame.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:42 AM ET, 06/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education Secretary Duncan | Tags:  de ann currin, duncan and obama and school reform, elliott elementary school, lincoln public schools, obama administration and education policy, obama's education policy, replacing the principal, restructuring and school, restructuring models, schools and federal intervention, stimulus money for education, title 1 money, title 1 schools

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 10/19/2009

Obama and sensible school lunch schedules

hen President Obama made a surprise visit today to Viers Mill Elementary School in Silver Spring to share a meal with third- and fifth-graders, he picked a school that has reasonable lunch schedule for its kids. The school says that its students have 30 minutes to eat their lunch every day. But there are plenty of other schools where kids have 15 or 20 minutes to eat. And some students are forced to eat lunch before 11 a.m. How much time for lunch should students get?

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:44 PM ET, 10/19/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health | Tags:  President Obama, Viers Mill Elementary School, school lunch