Teaching & Learning

6/1/2012

6/1/2012

State officials are neglecting their legal obligation to ensure that students who are learning English are receiving an adequate and equal education, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the ACLU of Southern California and other advocates.

6/1/2012

Three Virginia school districts have been selected for a project to help more college-bound students complete a federal financial aid form.

6/1/2012

While most Houston students celebrated the last day of school Thursday morning, Furr High School Principal Bertie Simmons donned a grass skirt and a flowered lei and joined her cheerleaders in a motivational chant. 

5/31/2012

5/31/2012

The annual SIIA CODiE Award winners were recently announced, and professional development company School Improvement Network topped the list for Education Technology products.

5/31/2012

National and local education leaders sat around a table Tuesday at the district’s first turnaround school, Brennan-Rogers, and shared ideas about elevating the teaching profession as it relates to education reform.

5/31/2012

A coalition of business leaders says Michigan’s economic future depends on preschool accessibility for children at risk.

5/31/2012

In the 1990s, the term “digital divide” emerged to describe technology’s haves and have-nots. It inspired many efforts to get the latest computing tools into the hands of all Americans, particularly low-income families.

5/31/2012

Some major cities have departed from tradition and hired people who have never been educators as school superintendents, on the theory that their managerial skills will whip public school systems into shape.

5/31/2012

A year ago, Berkeley school Superintendent Bill Huyett, with the school board's blessing, took about $250,000 out of the district's bank account and placed a bet.

5/30/2012

5/30/2012

Falmouth Elementary School acquired a school-wide license to Tales2Go soon after the school purchased hundreds of iPads for its K-5 classrooms.

5/30/2012

Share your STEM story for a chance to win a complete STEM classroom makeover valued at $2500. Entries are due June 1.

5/29/2012

5/29/2012

Geography isn’t what it used to be. Nowadays, that subject is often buried—and therefore inadequately covered—in a social studies curriculum itself under siege because of the extended commitment in schools to reading and math.

5/29/2012

Beachwood High School senior Scott Remer is excited about the possibility of meeting President Barack Obama when he is recognized as the first U.S. Presidential Scholar in BHS history June 16 in Washington, D.C.

5/29/2012

ASCD has compiled a summer reading list for administrators, teacher leaders, and classroom educators interested in low-cost, high-impact professional development.

5/25/2012

5/25/2012

Access to the highly respected developmental screening tool Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition, published by Brookes Publishing Co., is now available through Easter Seals with the generous support of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust.

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