Industry News

10/30/2012

10/30/2012

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has developed a new School Report Card for each public school which uses multiple measures of student learning.

10/30/2012

When Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance announced plans this fall to create a school safety office in the aftermath of several gun incidents, some in the community assumed he would pick someone with a badge to lead the new department.

10/30/2012

As the day draws to a close at Public School 321, the school that launched a thousand strollers toward Park Slope, Brooklyn, the grown-ups begin to assemble outside. Bus drivers pull their long yellow ferries up out front. Parents and caretakers hover near doorways and perch on benches.

10/30/2012

A traditionally sleepy race for Indiana's top elected school position has turned into a referendum on education policies that are endorsed by conservatives across the country.

10/30/2012

A survey of 11 public school districts, which serve a quarter of Texas children, found that officials spend $227 million a year on disciplinary programs and school security, according to a monitoring group.

10/29/2012

10/29/2012

In an effort to meet the requirements of the New Jersey’s Anti‐Bullying Bill of Rights and improve and maintain student safety, Freehold Borough School District is launching an online risk management, incident reporting and prevention platform called TIPS.

10/29/2012

ASCD, a global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has launched a new, free app for iPad bringing valuable professional development content to educators anywhere.

10/29/2012

Super Duper Publications has introduced the WH Question Cards Apps for all Apple devices, now available in the iTunes App Store.

10/29/2012

The University of Chicago Press is pleased to announce the release of a new app based on its bestselling University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary.

10/29/2012

Valley teenagers are turning to synthetic drugs that are widely available, as evidenced by last week’s incident at Mesa High School.

10/29/2012

As taped piano music plays, Ashley Brown issues a stream of commands. Firm and insistent, she strides around the tiny studio and puts her third-period ballet students through their steady, rhythmic paces.

10/29/2012

When Newark teachers vote whether to ratify or reject a contract offering them bonuses based on classroom performance for the first time, school officials across the state will be watching.

10/29/2012

An Orange County charter school that gave its principal a $519,000 departure payout was an academic failure that struggled to provide its students with basic materials and qualified teachers, an evaluation by the school district shows.

10/29/2012

The emotionally charged issues of race and education are on the agendas of several Connecticut school boards as officials struggle to seek state-mandated racial balance at elementary schools.

10/29/2012

Some Lafayette Parish School Board members want increased police presence at larger middle and high school campuses, but the current rate of criminal activity at the schools doesn’t warrant the added officers, the supervisor of the district’s school resource officers said.

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