Teaching & Learning

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

DreamBox Learning announced that San Jose Unified School District will implement the award-winning DreamBox Learning Math program district-wide in its 26 elementary schools beginning in the 2012-2013 school year.

6/14/2012

Sweetwater Union High School District is bringing iPad use to the PE classroom through the use of iPad-enabled SPARK curriculum.

6/13/2012

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

Long concerned by what they say is an alarming rate of suspensions and expulsions in Michigan schools, members of the state Board of Education are set to act today on a resolution that would call on schools to rethink their zero-tolerance policies.

6/13/2012

Absent congressional action, the interest rates on federally subsidized student loans will double to 6.8 percent on July 1.

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.

6/11/2012

6/11/2012

He steered into the high school parking lot, clicked off the ignition and scanned the scraps of his recent weeks. Crinkled chip bags on the dashboard. Soda cups at his feet. And on the passenger seat, a rumpled SAT practice book whose owner had been told since fourth grade he was headed to the Ivy League. Pencils up in 20 minutes.

6/11/2012

Utah is making big strides in getting more high school students to graduate, although not all agencies agree on how to measure those strides.

6/11/2012

With the nearest speech language pathologist more than 30 miles away in the town of Chico, the Glenn County Special Education Local Plan Area turned to PresenceLearning to provide adequate coverage for their students needing services.

6/8/2012

6/8/2012

Adaptive Curriculum, a web-based concept mastery solution that strengthens math and science performance, has been selected as a key content provider for a new blended learning model that will be implemented at Kramer Middle School next school year.

6/8/2012

A beleaguered tutoring program for students in struggling schools won’t be back next school year.

6/8/2012

A new study released by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and America’s Promise Alliance erases any doubt how schools factor in determining if students become teen parents.

6/7/2012

6/7/2012

The central state of Kansas, which has attracted international attention and some ridicule for its debate over how evolution is taught in its public schools, is headed toward another showdown on the subject.

6/7/2012

Schools may be closed for summer vacation, but they aren't getting a break from funding cuts. In fact, lawmakers in many state capitals aren't arguing over whether to trim education funding, but how much to cut.

6/7/2012

New York City is paying private contractors more than $1 billion this year to operate a little-known special education program for 3- and 4-year-olds, nearly double the amount it paid six years ago.

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