Arabic: Making it Mandatory?

(Photo courtesy of Yael) Forget just making foreign language credit mandatory, Mansfield ISD in Texas is making Arabic classes mandatory. Or at least they tried. Protesting parents have put the plan to a temporary halt. The proposed 2012 Arabic course offering is due to a $1.3 million Foreign LanguageĀ AssistanceĀ Program grant from the Department of Education … Continue reading

Texas partners with iTunes for online education

Texas has never been a state that follows the rules. Once again, Texas has stepped outside the box: they are now using iTunes as a means for education. You may be wondering, “How is a media player used as an educational tool?” Three years ago, Texas signed on with AppleĀ  to use iTunes as a … Continue reading