Starting this fall, students of Rupert Elementary School will be encouraged to join a walking school bus. But first, the school district needs to build the “bus” -- a corps of trained volunteers to escort children.
If everybody in state and local government sat down with everyone who cares about education and said, "Let's make the messiest, most fractured way to change how we educate our children," it would look like what's happening now.
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.
A growing number of educators are using podcasts to motivate their classrooms, improve students’ listening skills, and address education requirements set by the Common Core state standards.
The Tonasket School District's board has offered the superintendent position to Steve McCullough, who is currently the school superintendent in Curlew.
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.