June 28-July 1, 2014
June 28-July 1, 2014
ASCD announced today the release of Short on Time, a short-format ASCD Arias™ publication that answers the crucial question, how do I make time to lead and learn as a principal?
In a strategic decision to save money, Brevard Public Schools allowed about 30 of its 82 schools to have more students per class than allowed by state law.
For the first time, a national level report has been developed that offers benchmarks for public high schools to compare their graduates’ college transition rates nationwide, including those serving low income and minority students.
Toyota and Discovery Education announced the 2014 Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge, which invites teens to create original videos to inspire their peers to be safer drivers. Contestants compete for the chance to win $15,000.
Just five years ago, a student information system was used to take attendance and add or change grades. The tech director chose one, installed it and, in about two minutes, showed teachers how to use it. Now, it’s a portal teachers use to send assignments and communicate with students.
The Consortium for School Networking, in partnership with Market Data Retrieval, released the final results of its first E-rate and broadband survey on the challenges K12 schools face as the demand for digital learning grows.
November 7, 2013
St. Louis, Mo.
November 3-6, 2013
The Affton School District’s director of technology and innovation, Dr. Robert Dillon, has been named a fellow of the Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence. The relationship with the institute will help connect Affton students to innovation, ideas, resources, and opportunities.
Kansas City Public Schools will remain unaccredited for at least another year, putting the district a step closer to being forced to comply with a controversial student transfer law many fear could be financially devastating.
School districts across Kentucky have maxed-out local property taxes in an effort to make up for cuts in state and federal funding in recent years. The result is an inequality among the state's 173 districts.
Teachers, administrators, parents, and students alike are being told that technology is the whetstone with which we can all sharpen our education system. Technology can open doors, expand minds, and change the world, but it's not the panacea it's been made out to be. As much innovation as the iPad may bring to the classroom, it's not going to replace a teacher anytime soon.
Napa High School’s student newspaper, The Beat of the Drum, has gone digital in an effort to keep up with the times and attract more readers. Students update the website daily and also maintain Facebook and Twitter feeds for the California school's monthly publication.
Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District Superintendent John Marciante's goal is to have every sixth- through eighth-grade student learning in a digital instructional environment by September 2017, and give fifth graders access to shared Chromebooks.