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Texas' First Online Live Instruction School Opens Enrollment

Challenges to the public education industry are causing a record number of parents to choose to homeschool their children. Some of the challenges include lack of qualified teachers, course shortages, and transportation limitations. As the digital world continues to...

Can the Gig Economy Help Alleviate Teacher Shortages?

Can the Gig Economy Help Alleviate Teacher Shortages?

By Evan Erdberg  If you are facing a teacher shortage in your state, you are not alone. Many states are experiencing a worsening teacher shortage, according to the Learning Policy Institute. Some of this is because of declining enrollments in teacher education, which...

Local Schools Use Video Conferencing Teachers

Local Schools Use Video Conferencing Teachers

By Chris Davis  DEL VALLE, Texas (KXAN) -- When the district couldn't find a teacher for its new American Sign Language courses, Del Valle ISD turned to technology, bringing in a live teacher via video conference. The classes are very popular at Del Valle High School,...

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Online Spanish Teacher Connects with Students Through Culture

Online Spanish Teacher Connects with Students Through Culture

As she closes the door behind a sleeping house, Marta Domínguez goes into her home office during the week at 5:30 a.m., coffee cup in hand, to prepare for her day of classes at Eddy Middle School. Even after teaching formally since 1996, she continues to spend her...

The Anti-Vaccination Movement: A Regression in Modern Medicine

The Anti-Vaccination Movement: A Regression in Modern Medicine

Credit:Getty Images/iStockphoto By Rimsha Syed A relatively small - but vocal - community of anti-vaxxers hold a wide array of views, from the theory that vaccines are toxic to the belief that vaccines can cause autism. Although studies have debunked both myths time...

Texas’s First Online Live Instruction Homeschool Opens Enrollment

Texas’s First Online Live Instruction Homeschool Opens Enrollment

By Rimsha Syed Challenges continue to face the public education realm causing record numbers of parents to choose to homeschool their children. Some of the challenges include a lack of qualified teachers, course shortages, and transportation limitations. As the...