News Update

Districts devise solutions for influx of immigrant students

Los Angeles, Miami-Dade, and Suffolk and Nassau counties on Long Island have received the largest numbers of unaccompanied minors last year

Republicans to push No Child Left Behind in 2015

Incoming education committee chairman vows to lessen federal government’s role in education

What does the Common Core mean for special ed?

It’s up to states and districts to determine how to implement accommodations

International teachers fill district shortages

More districts are searching internationally to find candidates for difficult-to-fill math and science positions

Report: Hispanic students are making academic gains

But they continue to trail their white peers in many areas of academic success

Professional development takes off on Twitter

Principals, teachers, tech experts and other educators have created dozens of robust, professional learning networks

Snow days turn digital at more schools

E-learning could relieve districts of having to add make-up days at end of year

Coping with concussions beyond the field and in the classroom

How educators can ensure injured athletes keep up with schoolwork

Do you need a residency program for your next group of teachers?

Residencies allow teachers to spend a full year in a school working with a veteran educator

National sex ed standards take hold in Kansas district

Lawrence Public Schools goes beyond state requirements