Policy & Compliance

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said school vouchers are needed to repair a public-education system that has left students unprepared for college and work.

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

Officials at the U.S. Department of Education said Iowa's attempt to get a federal education waiver lacks clarity and contains "low expectations" in some categories.

5/3/2012

Over the past few years, the tools that could make for really excellent online distance learning have emerged in a piecemeal fashion.

5/2/2012

5/2/2012

Educators showed their anxiety Tuesday about the future of their profession under state education reform, which some worried might cause them to lose their livelihoods despite their hard work and genuine care for student success.

5/1/2012

5/1/2012

A federal lawsuit against a Florida school district alleges two black women who scored well on an adult skills test in 2010 were accused of cheating because, they were told, "you people don't score that high."

5/1/2012

Connecticut's struggle to adopt an education reform package that will help close the nation's largest achievement gap has caught the attention of the U.S. Department of Education.

5/1/2012

Declaring that “government has failed to do what government should be doing,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo moved to assert his influence over New York State’s education policy, appointing a former Citigroup chairman to lead a new commission charged with improving student performance.

4/30/2012

4/30/2012

Administrators of traditional public schools must see the decline and potential demise of the U.S. Postal Service and shudder.A government bureaucracy clinging to relevance after being outsmarted and outhustled by private competitors. That could be our schools in the not too distant future.

4/30/2012

When did fractions and non-fiction become so controversial?

4/30/2012

To support the growing number of elementary schools turning to Response to Intervention (RTI) to ensure that students are on the path to academic success, Pearson announced the pairing of AIMSweb with enVisionMATH and focusMATH Intensive Intervention. 

4/27/2012

4/27/2012

El Dorado Public Schools adopted Pearson’s Prentice Hall Literature Common Core to provide individualized instruction digitally and meet each student at his or her learning level.

4/27/2012

Think charter schools help minority students? Think again.

4/27/2012

The Michigan House today narrowly approved a controversial bill that would expand the number of cyber charter schools in Michigan – bill that was strongly opposed by the traditional K-12 education establishment.

4/27/2012

The Philadelphia school district could close as many as 64 schools and eliminate hundreds of central office jobs in the next few years.

4/26/2012

4/26/2012

The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have opened the door to advertising on the sides of school buses, prompting outrage from the legislation's author: GOP leader Bob Huff.

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