State lawmakers are attempting to address the inequity, but there may not be enough money in the state’s checkbook to cover any viable solution.
Stone County School District partnered with PresenceLearning to provide students with online access to an additional fully certified Master’s level speech-language professional.
If the linkage can be established between a student’s civil right to a free and appropriate education, their attempt to enter a charter school and subsequent denial of same because of an existing law (the charter school cap), then the aforementioned barristers will have created the potential for a landmark case, comparable to any in the annals of education law in Massachusetts.
The big debate in the legislature is to what degree they will increase funding for education.
Indiana school districts that have missed more than a week of class due to winter weather are searching for ways to make up those days.
Seventy new high school courses have been added to Fuel Education's online catalog for the 2015-16 school year. The courses, which are designed to be used in class, at home, in a blended program, or in a fully online environment, are now available in core, comprehensive, honors and AP levels, plus remediation and credit recovery.
Education has become highly competitive. We hear about district, statewide, national and international data. We hear politicians and interest groups tell us their interpretation of this data, which they use as a basis to further their agendas. Unfortunately, the resulting headlines don’t always tell the whole story.
Even when other schools were dropping the arts, teachers here have integrated art and music into their classes for at least 15 years. Lucker says it helps her as a teacher.
The agency previously reported an uptick of 27 percent over the last three years. The number of investigations rose from 141 during the academic year that ended in 2010 to 179 at year-end 2014.
Gryphon House Inc. released the Move to Learn: Integrating Movement into the Early Childhood Curriculum. It helps educators turn their classrooms into environments that encourage movement activities throughout the early childhood curricula.
Hamilton County's board of education voted to sue Tennessee over the Basic Education Program, the formula through which the state funds public schools. School officials say the state shortchanges the school district roughly $13 million annually.
The EduZone educational community platform enables districts to protect and utilize student data while they adopt, standardize and share learning applications with students, parents and educators.
Scores of education technology start-ups are marketing new digital learning tools directly to teachers. But the new digital tools have also left school district technology directors scrambling to keep track of which companies are collecting students’ information — and how they are using it.
The South Dakota Legislature has passed a 2 percent increase in state aid to school districts despite concerns that the measure shifts some costs to local property taxpayers.
The Mississippi Department of Education, in partnership with East Mississippi Community College, will open the state’s first early college high school this fall for students who show potential for academic success but need a different type of school setting.