Industry News

7/11/2012

7/11/2012

While Florida's controversial school prayer bill officially took effect on Sunday, both supporters and opponents of the "inspirational message" legislation have acknowledged the law is primarily a political bill aimed at boosting Republican candidates ahead of the November elections and is unlikely to actually be implemented by school districts.

7/11/2012

More than a half-century ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower formed the President’s Council on Youth Fitness, and today Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Michelle Obama are among those making childhood obesity a public cause. But even as virtually every state has undertaken significant school reforms, many American students are being granted little or no time in the gym.

7/11/2012

This fall, students will be able to choose from four new cyber charter schools, bringing the statewide total to 16, thanks to approvals by the state Department of Education.

7/10/2012

7/10/2012

More than 1144 total schools and nonprofits nationwide rivaled for the Top Recycler title during the “Recycling Rumble,” a friendly competition hosted annually by FundingFactory.

7/10/2012

School Improvement Network's newly released Teacher Effectiveness System helps improve teaching practice, the most important step in getting students college and career ready.

7/10/2012


Now that your district wellness policy is in place, what's next?

7/10/2012

ADTRAN, a leading provider of cloud connectivity, announced that St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Mass., has implemented ADTRAN’s virtual wireless LAN solution.

7/10/2012

According to a new study examining deep conceptual learning (DCL) in middle and high school education, teachers and administrators believe that DCL is very important for preparing students for careers and college.

7/10/2012

Faced with a shocking case of teacher misconduct with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff - from custodians to the principal - to smash what he called a "culture of silence."

7/10/2012

The Springfield (Mo.) School District say it's making progress after a critical audit earlier this year.

7/10/2012

The ACLU is challenging same gender education programs in public school systems stating it deprives equal educational opportunities.

7/10/2012

The Puyallup (Wash.) School District won’t be switching to a middle school grade configuration anytime soon.

7/10/2012

Seventeen months ago, the collaborative relationship between the Douglas County (Colo.) School District and its teachers’ union was lauded nationally.

7/10/2012

Only six states nationwide require the recommended 150 minutes of elementary school-based physical education, according to a study by University of Georgia kinesiology professor Bryan McCullick.

7/10/2012

It's official: Huntsville is one of six school districts in Alabama that are receiving more than $15.8 million in school improvement grants designed to aid struggling public schools.

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