Evaluation

10/8/2012

10/8/2012

Administrators have spent months understanding and planning for the state’s new teacher evaluation system that, for many districts, goes into effect this school year – and the Massachusetts Department of Education has matched those efforts with accompanying updated technology.

10/8/2012

Wyoming is moving closer to the state Legislature’s goal of holding schools accountable for student learning.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

The end of the Chicago teachers' strike was but a temporary regional truce in the civil war that plagues the nation's public schools.

9/17/2012

9/17/2012

As states across the country move toward a systemic revamping of their educational assessment programs, while embracing significantly higher standards through Common Core State Standards (CCSS), it is a good time to evaluate how states use learning assessments and whether they can be better transformed as teaching and learning tools.

9/12/2012

9/12/2012

A new report shows that Americans are lagging behind their peers in education, but are still reaping big benefits from their diplomas.

9/11/2012

9/11/2012

Now that it really counts, school districts across New Jersey have to figure out how they are going to evaluate their teachers — and fast.

9/6/2012

9/6/2012

The Board of Education will have three options next week when it reviews the grading policy for county high school students.

9/4/2012

9/4/2012

Earlier this year, Virginia was given a waiver from the "No Child Left Behind" mandate. Now, parents are waiting to see how Virginia educators are going to insure that students will be competent in reading and math.

8/31/2012

8/31/2012

Washington students are making steady progress on state tests, but too many – especially minority kids – are still failing to reach the big goal of graduating from high school on time, state education officials said Wednesday.

8/29/2012

8/29/2012

Mobile learning is one of the hottest trends in education. Schools are beginning to realize the power tablets and smartphones wield in the classroom. Mobile devices like the iPad, the Galaxy Tab and the Google Nexus personalize education and are revolutionizing the classroom experience through the use of apps. No matter the app, the purpose is to make education a unique experience for the user. Worship Tech Decisions has rounded up the best 25 apps for IT directors to recommend for K-12 classrooms.

8/24/2012

8/24/2012

Three Metro Detroit school districts are among 14 statewide that will be test laboratories for teacher evaluation tools this fall.

8/23/2012

8/23/2012

Tenth-graders made a little headway in passing the California High School Exit Exam the first time they take it, according to results released today, Aug. 22, by the California Department of Education.

8/15/2012

8/15/2012

Early Learning Labs, Inc., a nationwide provider of early childhood products and services, announced the debut of their new online reporting tools for the myIGDIs assessment measures.

8/10/2012

8/10/2012

Small statewide gains and a couple of curious declines marked the inaugural 2012 results of TCAP — the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program — that, for the most part, continued a flat performance trend from the CSAP test it replaced.

8/9/2012

8/9/2012

The Peoria Unified School District is among 25 percent of school districts in Arizona to earn an A from the state.

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