June 8-14, 2013
June 8-14, 2013
June 10-12, 2013
June 17-20, 2013
Hot Springs, Ark.
June 23-26, 2013
San Antonio, Texas
Oak Lawn Hometown School District 123
Oak Lawn, Ill.
Charter School for Applied Technologies
Aleutians East Borough School District
Sand Point, Alaska
David K. Pennington, superintendent of the Ponca City Public Schools, Ponca City, Okla., has been elected the 2013-14 president-elect of AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
Kentucky is one of only eight states that do not allow charter schools in any form. Why not?
Cast by critics including the Chicago Teachers Union as villains in the ongoing schoolclosings controversy, privately run charter schools and their advocates are fighting back with efforts that include plans for a downtown rally by a newly formed parents group.
At Dublin (Ohio) City Schools, Chinese teacher Dun Zhang teaches class in three different high school buildings—at the same time. With a shrinking budget and a desire to keep the foreign language program, the district moved to a blended model this year, with a combination of in-person, online, and video conference classes, to save money while reaching as many students as possible.
The school board has named Hayward USD Superintendent Donald Evans as its only finalist in a search to fill the top job in Berkeley.
Cody Hemric, the former assistant principal, will step in to the fill the shoes of former principal Junior Luffman.
Bill Gates’ faith in test scores as indicators of effectiveness makes it clear that he buys the conventional wisdom that the teacher’s role is to “deliver information.” But what if the conventional wisdom is wrong?
CITGO Petroleum Corporation has launched its Fueling Education Promotion, a new program with ClassWish that offers teachers, student teachers and PTA/PTO members a chance to win $1,000 in school supplies for their classrooms.