The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the injunction became moot after the Louisiana Supreme Court upheld a state district ruling in 2013 that the state’s previous voucher funding method was unconstitutional.
Roseville City School District plans to roll out extended-day kindergarten across all 14 of its elementary campuses next school year, the result of a successful pilot program and changing curriculum standards.
The new semester-long course introduces micro- and macroeconomic theory while covering a range of timely topics, from the characteristics of different economic models to the intersection of government and business.
The Florida Legislature should focus on the bigger issues regarding implementing the Common Core Standards and those still-undetermined assessments - and stop dictating to local school districts that need greater flexibility.
Four buyers would scoop up several of its recently closed buildings, netting the district about $25 million - well under the target the district must meet to cover the city's $50 million outlay that helped schools open on time last fall.
A reform legislation proposal would substantially reconfigure charter school authorization by allowing nearly 100 Pennsylvania institutions of higher education to approve charters without review or approval of local school boards.
Looking to create new applications and advance a digital education model, the first collaboration between the two companies will be combining Pearson’s Common Core System of Courses with the capabilities of the Windows 8 touchscreen environment.
As part of the seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition, students can meet the team of artists who create Google’s doodles with a live virtual field trip highlighting the creative process and science behind Google’s logo transformation.
Jim Wynne, inventor of Lasik, visited STEM middle and high schools in Akron as part of a series of guest speakers who inspire students to cultivate creativity as they study to become scientists and engineers, and hopefully innovators.
STEAM includes the arts as a vital part of each student’s education. If we want to engage more students, we need to spark their interests and their passions. The arts are a great way to accomplish this.
School district leaders must keep a diverse audience of teachers, principals, parents, local community leaders and other stakeholders informed of important district activities and learning initiatives.