Industry News

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

Just 16% of California Latinos have college degrees compared with 39% of all California adults, an education gap for Latinos that is reflected widely across the country, according to data compiled by a nonprofit research and advocacy group.

4/11/2012

Florida has the highest enrollment nationwide of 4-year-old children in a state pre-kindergarten program, but a new report warns the state may see little return on its investment because of poor quality and underfunding.

4/10/2012

4/10/2012


California district uses the Measured Progress DATAWISE platform to link district and state assessments, help teachers target interventions

4/10/2012


Get tips for improving school meal programs while adhering to USDA and Dietary Guideline. Plus, make your National School Lunch Program meals appeal to students.

4/10/2012

Matt McClure, superintendent of Cross County Schools in Cherry Valley, Ark., and Liliana Aguas, a teacher at Leconte Elementary School in Berkeley, Calif., were announced as winners of ASCD's prestigious 2012 Outstanding Young Educator Award.

4/10/2012

Super Duper Publications has added Sentence Shuffle Fun Deck to its extensive line of colorful educational playing cards. For ages 6 to 12, this deck helps children learn eight parts of speech and correct sentence structure. 

4/10/2012

TalentEd Perform, cloud-based teacher evaluation software from Netchemia, LLC, has been selected by Tulsa Public Schools as the technology to provide an online framework for their newly-developed TLE teacher evaluation system. 

4/10/2012

The International Reading Association is holding its 57th Annual Convention April 29-May 2 in Chicago, Ill. and features Dr. Steve Perry. 

4/10/2012

Students like Delano Coffy are at the heart of brewing political fights and court battles over whether public dollars should go to school vouchers to help make private schools more affordable.

4/10/2012

SRI International, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and the University of Maine have received a $3.5 million award from the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education to evaluate the effectiveness of an online tutoring system for mathematics homework.

4/10/2012

A person who compares the annual earnings of college and high school graduates would no doubt conclude that higher education is a good investment—the present value of the college earnings premium (the better part of $1 million) seemingly far outdistances college costs, yielding a high rate of return.

4/10/2012

The Rhode Island Department of Education is recognizing three Providence schools for their environmental efforts.

4/10/2012

Student performers, scientists and mathematicians at Carwise Middle School gave Gov. Rick Scott a firsthand look at how an additional $1 billion in education funding could help them achieve their dreams.

4/10/2012

With the hope of encouraging Pennsylvanians to better understand their personal finances, Governor Tom Corbett has declared April to be “Financial Education Month” in the state.

4/10/2012

The Oklahoma Board of Education approved six public schools Monday that must work with the state Department of Education to improve student performance.

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