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6/14/2012

6/14/2012

The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.

6/14/2012

It would appear that when students don't attend school, they don't get educated in ways that are productive for them in particular, and society at large.

6/14/2012

What one school official calls an “ambitious alignment” will soon affect the county and state’s educational standards, assessments and accountability methods in an effort to meet the future expectations of student achievement.

6/14/2012

A Montreal teacher has been suspended after showing pupils a video said to show the murder of a Chinese student.

6/14/2012

A mid-Michigan school board has voted to sell some large, century-old trees near school offices to help plug a budget hole.

6/14/2012

Last week, Mitt Romney released a white paper outlining his vision for education in America.

6/14/2012

A relatively tiny donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has created quite a stir over the past several days.

6/14/2012

Students will be asked to bring their personal iPads, laptops and smartphones to two Brevard schools this fall that are participating in a pilot “bring your own technology” program.

6/13/2012

6/13/2012

Teachscape and Saba have formed an alliance to offer joint customers a unique, competency-based integrated talent management platform, designed to support the development of effective teaching practice. 

6/13/2012

Flipped Learning pioneers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams have launched the Flipped Learning Network, a non-profit organization for teachers interested in the Flipped Learning ideology.

6/13/2012

eChalk announced that Pearson has added the company to its K12 Technology Independent Software Vendor Partner Program.

6/13/2012

More than 4,500 students and teachers from 18 countries connected with experts and peers during the live online conference series presented this spring by the Smithsonian SHOUT environmental education program.

6/13/2012

In a tentative ruling that could potentially transform California teacher evaluations, the Los Angeles Unified School District was ordered Monday to use students' academic achievement in reviewing instructors.

6/13/2012

The second week of a trial over the way Kansas funds its public schools opened Monday with testimony from a Rutgers University expert who said a “suitable education” involves more than just proficiency in math and reading.

6/13/2012

A northwestern Indiana school district has told nearly 100 teachers that they might be laid off as yet another of the state’s large districts faces big staffing cuts.

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