Policy & Compliance

8/2/2012

8/2/2012

The Tupelo Public School District is working to develop concrete indicators to measure its progress toward district goals.

8/2/2012

Bridgeport school superintendent Paul Vallas wowed some in the education community when he passed a sweeping five-year plan to fix Connecticut's worst school district after being on the job for only three months.

8/2/2012

The Project School in Indianapolis has lost a court battle to remain open after a judge denied an injunction challenging Mayor Greg Ballard's decision to revoke the school’s charter.

8/1/2012

8/1/2012

The education policy group Public Impact is suggesting a series of new approaches that leaders say are aimed at putting the best teachers in front of more students to increase their reach, and paying those talented folks more without dramatically increasing school budgets.

7/31/2012

7/31/2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will veto a bill requiring school officials to consider religion and other family beliefs when approving taxpayer-funded tuition for special-education students at private schools, an administration official said.

7/31/2012

Ending an 18-month wait, Christopher Cerf was confirmed as New Jersey’s education commissioner in a 28-0 vote by the state Senate.

7/30/2012

7/30/2012

The Software & Information Industry Association released the full report from the 2012 Vision K-20 Survey to measure U.S. educational institutions' self-reported progress toward building a framework that embraces technology and e-learning.

7/30/2012

Tim and Kathy Parks knew for years that their son Chakotay,who has autism, would outgrow traditional public school.

7/30/2012

It’s going to be a year of change in Mobile County’s public schools: Entire schools have moved, school zones have been altered and two cities have broken away.

7/30/2012

Other education reforms are more urgent than charter schools. Washington could have a fantastic public school system without them.

7/30/2012

Louisiana's public school districts face challenges in the upcoming school year, including a new curriculum, new teacher evaluations and revised accountability standards.

7/30/2012

Complex variables. Rational expressions. Quadratic equations.

7/27/2012

7/27/2012

Ohio's school superintendent says the investigation of changes made to student attendance data in several districts could lead to criminal charges against educators who committed fraud.

7/27/2012

During a recent School Reform Commission meeting, Commissioner Joseph Dworetzky decried the cost of independent charter school expansion under the Philadelphia School District's reform plan, saying district Renaissance Schools have been less costly.

7/27/2012

Pennsylvania officials said Wednesday that students at low-achieving schools may be eligible for a scholarship program that would let them attend other schools.

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