Spurred by the U.S. Department of Education's $4.35 billion Race to the Top grant competition, more than a dozen states have passed laws to reform how teachers are evaluated and include student growth as a component. For most students, that growth will be measured on standardized tests. But for special education students that is considerably more complicated.
HMH Fuse: Algebra 1 Common Core App has been named an Official Honoree in the Experimental & Innovation category in the 16th Annual Webby Awards.
There is no better time for a Latino to be representing the Department of Education, now that recently released data shows Latinos are lagging behind others when it comes to getting college degrees.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are adopting some of the nation's worst-performing schools and pledging Monday to help the Obama administration turn them around by integrating arts education.
The virtual tournament includes five, one-week competitions ending May 13. Students in grades 3-9 can compete – playing the DimensionU video games – for a variety of prizes, including the top prize of a $25,000 college scholarship.
ePals Corporation announced that their In2Books grade three through five literacy program has been selected as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's 27th annual CODiE Awards for Best Reading/English Instructional Solution.
The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work.
ASCD is pleased to announce a new partnership with Johnston County (N.C.) Schools, which brings the association’s popular PD In Focus professional development solution to one of the largest school systems in North Carolina, serving more than 32,000 students across 44 schools.
On May 8, 2012, renowned educator, author, and consultant, Heidi Hayes Jacobs will partner with School Improvement Network to conduct a webinar to instruct educators in implementing the Common Core Standards through mapping curriculum.
The Texas State Board of Education, long the gatekeeper to the enormous textbook market in Texas, has lost control over which materials enter public school classrooms.
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), the leading national organization advocating for 21st century readiness for every student, welcomes Stephan Turnipseed, President, LEGO Education North America, as a strategic council member.
NovaNET Courseware Helps ELLs, Struggling Readers Build Literacy Skills With Texthelp’s Text-to-Speech Technology
NovaNET Courseware is now speech-enabled with Texthelp Systems’ SpeechStream, an intuitive text-to-speech toolbar that gives students the ability to read while hearing text read aloud by a high-quality, digitized human voice.
After a successful pilot in ten pre-schools in 2011 New Horizon Academy has now fully implemented ez Write in their 52 pre-school centers.
Eight years ago, the Los Angeles Board of Education adopted an ambitious plan to have all students take college-prep classes to raise academic standards in the nation's second-largest school district.
Schoolscapes is bringing its unique and innovative approach to schoolyard play and to learning in the outdoor classrooms of the U.S. and Canada.