A charter school in Gloucester that had agreed to close at the end of the school year is instead shutting down at the end of next week. The 100 remaining students at the Gloucester Community Arts Charter School will be moved into regular public schools.
The number of students enrolled in Iowa public schools jumped significantly this school year, state Department of Education data released Thursday shows. The department said an overall rise of 0.6 percent for the 2012-13 school year was the first significant increase since 1996, although overall enrollment has dropped over the last five years.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced Thursday he supports a bill that pushes school corporations to enter into formal relationships with local law enforcement. The relationships would put in place school resource officers by providing state grant funding.
A study of school design has discovered that school layouts can influence a child's development by as much as 25 percent — positively or negatively — over the course of an academic year.
New research from the University of Georgia and Columbia University published in the current issue of Journal of Human Resources suggests that it's because of their classroom behavior, which may lead teachers to assign girls higher grades than their male counterparts.
The Bandwidth Planner was created by the U.S. Department of Education. It aims to help school principals and district CTOs plan their bandwidth needs, demystify bandwidth for non-technical educators, and bridge the knowledge gap between educators and IT personnel
Effective technology implementation in schools leads to significantly higher student achievement and positive financial impact. That is a bold statement, but one with the backing of Project RED, a team that conducted a survey of a thousand schools to find out what makes technology integration work.