Industry News

2/12/2013

2/12/2013

A group of San Francisco residents is threatening to shut down construction on the new Willie L. Brown, Jr. Middle School when work begins later this year unless the school district agrees to hire neighborhood residents.

2/12/2013

Beth Benoit, who is an early childhood curriculum and assessment specialist for the Boston Public Schools, will become the principal of Davis School on July 1, according to Bedford Schools Superintendent Jon Sills.

2/12/2013

John R. Kellogg, 50, will become chief next school year, replacing Dan Good, who plans to retire after six years in charge of the district.

2/12/2013

School officials in Santa Ana were in a bind several years ago: they wanted to build hundreds of new classrooms, but feared that voters would rebel against tax increases to pay for the construction.

2/12/2013

It's wise for school officials to review all their options in the face of tight financial constraints.

2/12/2013

Teaching math and science has never been more engaging. A new product launched is allowing teachers to use quad-copters, robotic-arms and rovers to teach math and science using dedicated educational apps aligned with mandated standards.

2/12/2013

Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students.

2/12/2013

Washington's new WaKIDS program, which stands for Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills, is designed to help kindergarten teachers better understand the strengths and weaknesses of children.

2/12/2013

A group of Indiana-based parents, teens and even a teacher is fighting for a separate "traditional" prom that would ban gay students.

2/12/2013

Another four school districts “scrubbed” students from their rolls and might have been awarded higher state report-card ratings than they deserved, says a state audit released this afternoon.

Canton, Cincinnati, Northridge schools in Montgomery County and Winton Woods schools in Hamilton County are the additional districts found to have systemically withdrawn then re-enrolled students who had never actually left, a process called “scrubbing.”

2/12/2013

Michigan students scored higher in math, reading and writing on the state's annual standardized tests, officials said Monday.

2/12/2013

Bill would require public schools to allow home-schoolers to participate in sports, other extracurricular activities.

2/12/2013

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, today announced that Dr. David L. Evans, former Director of the Center for Sustainability: Earth, Energy, and Climate at Noblis, Inc., will serve as the association's new Executive Director.

2/11/2013

2/11/2013

What would it really take to give students a first-rate education?

2/11/2013

School officials in Santa Ana were in a bind several years ago: they wanted to build hundreds of new classrooms, but feared that voters would rebel against tax increases to pay for the construction.

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