ENCINITAS — The website Khan Academy popularized go-at-your-own-pace learning with free instructional videos. And Kid Akademy, a locally grown spin-off, looks to improve on the concept for elementary students.
CARLSBAD — Despite parent praises and encouragement from the city’s mayor, the Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) Board of Trustees decided not to expand the IB (International Baccalaureate) program.
CARLSBAD — If the City Council is going to have any luck attracting a higher education institute to the city, and bring in all of the economic advantages that go with it, it will largely depend on the partnerships of local businesses.
Maybe it’s been just an ego thing or a matter of turf, but administrators and some alumni groups at the University of California and the California State University systems for years have adamantly opposed the notion of community colleges granting anything more than two-year associate of arts degrees.
Education is a very hot topic these days, especially if you’re a parent of a teenager entering a college preparatory school (grades 7 through 12).
DEL MAR — Fernanda Larson is a certified nutritionist and culinary instructor who uses cooking to teach reading, writing and arithmetic as well as science, social studies and other subjects to local elementary school students.
CARLSBAD — At a hearing before the San Diego County Board of Education on March 18, Oxford Preparatory Academy (OPA) representatives claimed that its petition to open a charter school in Carlsbad was misrepresented and denied unjustifiably by the Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD).
Unfair charter school laws threaten CUSD finances and Carlsbad quality of life
CARLSBAD — Relief for the overcrowded Carlsbad High School will be prolonged after the district staff and board members decided to open the new Sage Creek High School with fewer students.
Going paperless: Studies look into the effectiveness of learning with iPads in Encinitas’ school district
ENCINITAS — In Lindsay Duncan’s class at El Camino Creek, one fourth grade student looked up the definition of “blubber.” One girl found a suitable picture of a whale and attached it to her presentation about marine life.