Special-needs students find their voices on stage: A new performing-arts group at Roosevelt High School in Seattle is bringing students of all walks of life to the stage. Called “Unified Drama,” the after-school program provides a way for students with special needs to learn social and emotional skills in an environment that has not been traditionally available to them.
Social media changes the way some schools seek out cheaters (AP): Pearson, the London-based company that has developed one of the two sets of exams states are using for the new Common Core standard, states on its website that it will notify state education departments of any possible security breaches it finds online. The policy has raised concerns about students’ privacy on social media.
SAE outlines plans for improving fraternity’s diversity (AP): The fraternity at the center of a race-based controversy at the University of Oklahoma says it will require all its members nationwide to go through diversity training.
Parents go to extremes to keep kids away from unvaccinated (Tribune News Services)