November 22-24, 2013
November 22-24, 2013
Thousands of Chicago children whose schools were shuttered last spring walked to new ones on the first day of school Monday under the watchful eye of police officers and newly hired safety guards there to provide protection as the kids crossed unfamiliar streets — many of them gang boundaries.
Hardwire, the company that supplies armor and armored gear to the military, has taken its bulletproof materials into the the classroom, producing armored whiteboards, clipboards and backpack boards to be used as personal shields.
At 19 Columbus elementary schools, fewer than half of third-graders passed their reading exams last year. For the past several school years, 3 in 10 Columbus elementary schools have had passing rates at or below 50 percent on the state’s third-grade reading test.
Wake County school officials announced that AdvancED will essentially be closing its investigation into complaints filed by the state NAACP and Wake County Taxpayers Association that have lowered the accreditation of the district’s high schools.
Recently, the Associated Press, Education Next (EdNext) and PDK/Gallup each released polls on Americans' views on a range of education issues. The surveys covered a lot of ground, but a few unifying themes emerged.
Conventional wisdom held that liberals and teachers supported the new Common Core curriculum standards.
Steve Flores picked to replace Jesus Chavez, who shocked the community when he announced in January that he would not be serving out the remaining two and a half years on his contract.
The grant will fund the development of RPOs around major themes, including environment, government, economics, and technology and society with a culminating focus on argumentative writing.
Located on the Alcuin School's north Dallas campus, the upper school will feature curriculum from the International Baccalaureate, a world-renowned college preparatory program created to serve the families of the diplomatic corps. The IB Programme emphasizes collaborative learning and student initiative through an interdisciplinary academic core of math, science, humanities, English, foreign language, technology, arts and athletics.
The latest version of the Net Texts solution includes a variety of upgrades and new features that allow teachers to more quickly and easily create and deliver lessons, units and complete courses using free, high-quality open educational resources (OER).
School districts are usually left picking up the tab for the courses, which sometimes means losing out on millions in state funding when students head back to their respective home schools.
All someone from Martin Bashir's program had to do was consult an actual map of New York and Pennsylvania to correctly place each of the four cities displayed erroneously.
David A. Zerbe's last employment was as assistant superintendent of the Swiftwater, Pennsylvania Pocono Mountain School District.