Elissa Nadworny appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The National Institute for Early Education Research has a new state-by-state report on preschool funding, enrollment and teacher quality. The findings are both encouraging and sobering.
Sunday, April 09, 2017
There's no place like it on the planet: White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. It's the world's largest gypsum dunefield: miles and miles of stunning white landscape.
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Before the new animated film was a box-office hit, it was a beloved children's book.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Hamtramck, Mich., used to be mostly Polish. Now, the population has changed, with a growing population of Muslims, coming mostly from Yemen and Bangladesh.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Over the next several months, Melissa Block and Elissa Nadworny are reporting from communities large and small, capturing how people's identity is shaped by where they live.
Monday, March 13, 2017
We met with parents to talk about screen time, digital privacy and the role of devices in the classroom. They had a lot of questions, so we asked some experts for answers. Take a listen.
Monday, February 27, 2017
If your resume, your cover letter and your writing samples don't tell a story, we may not be interested.
Friday, January 06, 2017
On Friday, first lady Michelle Obama honors the 2017 school counselor of the year, Terri Tchorzynski of the Calhoun Area Career Center in Battle Creek, Mich.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
New research reinforces the role of a human — an adult or older child — when young kids learn from technology.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Once, there were more than 300 of them in schools around the country. Many are still around, but they're getting old. Schools have a choice: Keep the stars shining, or turn the lights out.
Friday, December 16, 2016
How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore?
Saturday, December 03, 2016
Searching for information on your state's schools can be a real challenge, according to a new report from the Data Quality Campaign.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Two new reports highlight the importance of pre-K attendance and how schools are using home visits to make sure 3- and 4-year-olds make it to class.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
The positive effects of high-quality early education in North Carolina stayed with kids into fifth grade, according to new research published in Child Development.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Reaction to Donald Trump's victory was emotional for many students. Here's what they had to say at SciTech High in Harrisburg, Pa., and Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in Berkley, Calif.
Friday, November 04, 2016
Suicide rates for U.S. middle school students have been steadily rising — doubling from 2007-14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
The new federal education law requires states to measure "student success or school quality." A new paper argues that they should report the number of kids who miss a lot of school.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
The classroom writing implement has roots in exploding stars, the French Revolution, the British crown jewels and Walden Pond.
Saturday, October 01, 2016
Sleepovers at the National Air and Space Museum's huge annex near Washington, D.C., offer a real-life night at the Smithsonian.