An Indiana district outfits every classroom with the MimioTeach interactive whiteboard system.
A study of Chicago's most aggressive efforts to reform failing schools, including replacing school leadership and staff in "turnaround" efforts, finds that targeted schools did improve even though students continued to score below district standards.
To date, 43 percent of Florida districts have implemented the Performance Matters assessment and data management system — with 14 of these 29 districts adding the system in 2011.
Gov.Dannel P. Malloy opened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20 years ago.
Join the JCC in Manhattan N.Y. for an evening with former Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, Joel Klein, in conversation with John Merrow on Wednesday, Feb.15th, 7:30 - 9 pm.
A Virginia school district is considering banning cross-dressing by students, out of what one board member called concerns for the safety of "several" male students who wear dresses and wigs to school.
Athletic tensions between two Pittsburgh-area high schools — one largely white, the other predominantly black — have boiled over into accusations of racism that some say is being swept under the rug.
PBS TeacherLine is launching “TECH570: Fundamentals of Virtual K12 Teaching” to fulfill the need for highly effective virtual educators and to help districts prepare for this revolutionary transition in education.
Charter school advocates and lawmakers from both parties expressed support for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to increase state funding for charter schools, part of $128 million in education reform spending.
Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled a 2012-13 budget today that hikes spending for K-12 schools, higher education, roads and public safety while setting aside $130 million to boost Michigan’s Rainy Day Fund.
You’ve heard about free school lunches and breakfasts, but how about school suppers? In California, dinners are now being served to students at almost 200 schools.
“Don’t tell nobody about this.”
Sweeping changes to Indiana's A-to-F ranking standards for public schools have been approved despite complaints that the new rules are too complex for schools and parents to understand.
Sopris Learning announces the launch of eSolution: Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension, a supplemental resource that updates and extends The Six-Minute Solution paired reading to include complete vocabulary expansion and comprehension lessons.