Sparta

Technology balancing act in schools

A study by the American Academy of Pediatrics finds the average 8-year-old is looking at some sort of screen for about 8 hours every day, but doctors say kids should only have a maximum of about one or two hours of screen time each day.

Assignment: Education - Update: Flexible Calendar

The School District of La Crosse will move forward with designing a more traditional calendar for the 2015-16 school year, but the superintendent believes it's time for educators and community members to start thinking about the purpose of a school calendar, and if it meets the needs of students and state requirements to raise student achievement.