News Update

Balanced Assessments Emerging in Douglas County (Colo.)

A new Web-based data management system has helped the district launch a balanced assessment initiative.

The Impact of a Principal’s Race

Teachers are more likely to stay in a school run by a principal of the same race as them, according to a new study.

LAUSD Makes Civil Rights Improvements

The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforced its first action on LAUSD under the Obama administration.

Exterior School Bus Cameras Crack Down on Passing Motorists

School districts add external cameras to increase student safety.

Bus Stop Map App Saves Parents Time

Palm Beach County (Fla.) School District turned to a new user-friendly program using Google maps.

Technology Transformation Sweeps Oklahoma

Transparency, student data and modernization were the goals of Oklahoma State Education Superintendent Janet Barresi when she took office.

New Race to the Top Initiative Invests in Early Education

States have until Oct. 19 to submit applications for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge

Tornado Recovery Efforts Almost Complete in Kansas

The rural community of Chapman, Kan., school district's restoration project will be completed January 2012.

Education Groups Join Common Core Math Coalition

Seven organizations have united to provide advice on issues related to the implementations of the mathematics curriculum and assessments

Wellness Program Reduces Employee Healthcare Costs

The School District of Manatee County (Fla.) has implemented a new wellness program.

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