June 23-25, 2013
June 23-25, 2013
October 29-November 2, 2013
Asheboro City Schools
Moorpark Unified School District
School testing came to a halt statewide early Monday because the CTB/McGraw-Hill testing company servers in New Jersey crashed around 9 a.m., state education officials said.
Daniel Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has announced the launch of AASA’s new National Superintendent Certification Program, a program is designed to help new superintendents build their leadership tool box.
Watchung Hills (N.J.) Regional Board of Education members have been working on a new three-year plan to guide technology development and systems at the school, and the primary goal of a new plan set for a board vote next week is to expand the school network to a 1GB wireless system.
Orangeburg Consolidated School District Four
Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Watching Executive Principal Ron Woodard walk the halls of Maplewood High School is like a flashback to a time when schools were small and the person in charge knew everyone’s name and family story, too.
Taking on the role of superintendent for the Salem County Vocational Technical School and Special Services School Districts can seem like a daunting task. The combined districts include four schools and several satellite programs sprawling throughout Salem and Cumberland counties, serving more than 1,000 students.
What is news is that in the United States over the last few decades these differences in educational success between high- and lower-income students have grown substantially.
For me, the bigger questions remain the value of standardized tests in the education of children, especially the impact they have on what gets taught, how it is taught, and how learning is accurately measured.
Control of American public schools has an increasing top-down flavor. School districts, mostly urban with lower-income students of color, are labeled “failing,” and the state or a big-city mayor takes control.
States are drastically underfunding programs for their youngest learners now more than ever, according to a report released Monday, even as researchers and policymakers increasingly point to pre-school as a ladder to the middle class.