The Christie administration will roll out its long-awaited regulations for teacher evaluations today, including outlines for how student achievement will be used in grading teachers and principals, starting next school year.
Tablets are reinventing how students access and interact with educational material, and how teachers assess and monitor students’ performance at a time when many schools are understaffed and many classrooms overcrowded.
Advocates asked for more money for school districts, transportation and towns Tuesday at the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee’s first legislative hearing on Governor Christie's proposed $32.9 billion spending plan.
Grand Rapids Public Schools will hold the policy for its employee health insurance coverage in a move district leaders say will save the district more than $1 million and allow it to solicit better bids from competing insurance companies.
Hawaii's state Department of Education has given $1 million in one-time grants to 32 local schools as part of the “Strive HI” campaign, which rewards and supports public schools who have shown progress in academic performance and in meeting annual progress goals tied to the No Child Left Behind Act.
The South Dakota Legislature gave final approval Monday to a plan that would allow school districts to arm teachers and other personnel to prevent attacks like December's shooting at a grade school in Connecticut.