One year older, one year wiser
District provides iPad for each FC High student
Doors flung open at four different Falls City Public School buildings last Thursday and the hundreds of young students passing the threshold embarked on a 2013-14 school year that, using recent history as an indicator, promises to be better than the last one.
The brick and mortar buildings themselves are largely unchanged, but the learning environment inside the classrooms only improves with each passing year. The professional development of faculty never ceases, as teaching strategies and techniques must keep innovative pace with the ever-advancing technological tools they and their students utilize. And the proof is in the perceptive pudding: FCPS students in 2012 performed better on state mathematics, science and writing tests than they did in 2011; and, it was announced last week by the Nebraska Dept. of Education, FCPS students in 2013 performed better than in 2012.
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