Education: Morning Roundup, No Rules Apply at Manhattan's Free School

Posted by Amanda M. Fairbanks


Morning Roundup:

From The New York Times: Play-Doh? Calculus? At the Manhattan Free School, Anything Goes

The Manhattan Free School has an enrollment of 23, a budget of $100,000 and a principal whose annual salary is only $3,000.

From PBS' NewsHour: Increase in Homeless Pupils Poses Unique Challenge to Public Schools

Special correspondent Lee Hochberg reports from Seattle on the rising homelessness for school-age children and the challenges that faces public schools trying to accommodate them.

From The New York Times: STEM Education Has Little to Do With Flowers

The letters stand for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, but it has some branding issues. And is it even a brand worth saving?

Photo via The New York Times.