Standards

11/16/2012

11/16/2012

Texas' new education commissioner Michael Williams said Thursday that he is considering a new system for rating school success and he thinks it should take into account how well districts are closing the achievement gap between Anglo and minority students.

11/7/2012

11/7/2012

Atlanta Public Schools has reached another milestone in its efforts to get back in the good graces of an agency that governs public school accreditation.

11/2/2012

11/2/2012

With just one year left on its ambitious five-year plan, the Seattle school district continues to fall short of reaching its academic targets.

10/30/2012

10/30/2012

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has developed a new School Report Card for each public school which uses multiple measures of student learning.

10/26/2012

10/26/2012

CIO Deb Karcher discusses how the district is using a new technology called geovisual analytics to enhance enrollment management and inform the most crucial district decisions.

10/26/2012

More than 90 percent of schools across the state of Oklahoma received a grade of C or higher, with nearly 50 percent receiving a B.

10/24/2012

10/24/2012

Highly anticipated report cards released show most Wisconsin schools meet or exceed new, more stringent measurements designed to better evaluate their performance.

10/23/2012

10/23/2012

A two year-old overhaul of city special education programs has produced disappointing results, a new analysis shows.

10/23/2012

As districts across the country adopt the Common Core math standards, many district math coordinators are looking for effective tools to help their students transition to the new curriculum.

10/18/2012

10/18/2012

Over the course of the next year, the Kansas State Board of Education will face a series of policy decisions that will affect daily life in classrooms throughout the state, touching everything from the content that students are taught to the way teachers and administrators go about their jobs.

10/17/2012

10/17/2012

The U.S. Department of Education says the Pennsylvania Education Department "acted prematurely" when it changed rules for how charter schools can meet academic-performance standards on the annual PSSA achievement test.

10/15/2012

10/15/2012

The Miami Herald is reporting that the Florida Department of Education has decided to assess public school student achievement based on an individual student’s race and/or ethnicity.

10/12/2012

10/12/2012

A total of 32 local schools were among 595 statewide directed by education offi­cials to improve in the wake of new benchmarks aimed at reducing proficiency gaps between low- and high-per­forming schools, Virginia Department of Education officials said Wednesday.

10/12/2012

California schools continued their steady gains in achievement, and for the first time more than half of them met the state's target score, according to California's annual index of school achievement released Thursday.

10/11/2012

10/11/2012

Thanks to a grant from the Nebraska Arts Council, the state will develop its first standards for the visual and performing arts.

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