June 28-July 1, 2014
June 28-July 1, 2014
With early admission deadlines looming for hundreds of thousands of students, the new version of the online Common Application shared by more than 500 colleges and universities has been plagued by numerous malfunctions.
After serving in a wide variety of educational positions, from university admissions to elementary classroom teaching, Stephen Cochrane says he's returning to the town where he found the inspiration for his career.
Largest school district in California's San Gabriel Valley promotes Interim Superintendent Cynthia Parulan-Colfer to top spot.
The Onondaga Central School District has hired Robin L. Price, a principal in the Oneida City School District, as its new superintendent.
Jeremy Raley, currently the district's assistant superintendent of administration and finance, begins his new job on Nov. 1.
North Valley Military Institute, a Los Angeles Unified School District charter school, has this year transformed from a traditional campus to one steeped in military-style values and structure.
Weeks of focused help paid off at one school -- the pass rate in math jumped 14 percentage points, with black, white and Hispanic students all making gains.
RelampIt’s Lamp Recycling Raffle runs October 14th through November 22th. To participate all are simply invited to recycle spent projector lamps. Send a minimum of 5 lamps to the RelampIt Recycling Center, which qualifies for one entry in the lamp recycling raffle.
The Safeboard, is made using Armormax, a protective material developed by IAC, that can withstand the firepower from a handgun to automatic weapons. Designed with discretion in mind, the Safeboard is designed to blend in with surroundings and can be incorporated into shelving units, whiteboards, doorways and other classroom elements
More than 90 percent of the 2,500 students given seats in accredited schools as of Aug. 9 were attending those schools when officials took a count last month. Still, there were defections as the unprecedented process to transfer students unfolded.
Lawyers for the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board and a state teachers union could get a windfall of up to $20 million if successful in their lawsuit claiming the state's school funding formulas were not properly approved for three years.
Campaign comes after one student says she realized on visit to the Carnegie Mellon University campus that "I wasn't even close to being ready for college."
Guided by AASL’s “Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs”, the NSLPY award seeks to reward and promote exemplary programs that empower learners to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information. Each winning school library program will receive $10,000, plus a crystal statue.
"It's called "leveling" – the process the Philadelphia School District uses in mid-October to shift teachers based on enrollment fluxes. In the past, the district often hired more teachers to resolve problems of overcrowded classrooms.