Daily News

11/29/2012

11/29/2012

A newly-published free resource from Responsive Classroom® supports elementary teachers' efforts to address Common Core standards and practices in math using the fun activities in its award-winning book Doing Math in Morning Meeting: 150 Quick Activities that Connect to Your Curriculum.

11/29/2012

It has long been established that parental involvement is an important factor in student achievement. And in the Internet era, school websites have become the focal point of engagement for students, parents and educators. eChalk, a pioneer of school communication and instruction management software, has launched Custom Web Design services to help schools personalize their sites in ways that foster greater community involvement and boost their online curb appeal.

11/29/2012

The Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options (LaBAEO) stands today with Louisiana parents and students, and other education reform advocates, in full support of protecting the Louisiana scholarship program.

11/29/2012

Yellow school buses driven by Student Transportation of America (STA) drivers rumbled into New York and New Jersey earlier this month bringing relief and welcome supplies, donated by STA coworkers and residents of the communities they serve, to help families struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy. 

11/29/2012

It has been a year of firsts for the parents, students and staff at Our Future Child Care.

11/29/2012

Denair Unified School District got official notice today that it is on the brink of insolvency and could run out of cash by February.

11/29/2012

The Monadnock Regional School District will have one fewer member town beginning next year.

11/29/2012

Des Moines Public Schools will have another voice at the Statehouse when the new legislative session starts in January.

11/29/2012

Teachers and students in Salem-Keizer schools have six fewer days of class time this school year.

11/29/2012

The task force’s members have been meeting since June and had deliberately not asked Melcher for the runs. Their reasoning: It was better to craft a policy prescription that made sense and then let the resident wizard do his thing.

11/29/2012

A key legislator said Tuesday that she remains undecided on whether to allow Chicago Public Schools four more months to produce a list of school closings, even as legislation on the extension moved to the House and Senate floors.

11/29/2012

The Missouri State Board of Education has approved new standards for teacher preparation programs.

11/29/2012

Birmingham City Schools announced the launch of a pilot program with Suntex, makers of the online math skills portal First in Math.

11/29/2012

Members from Lexington’s Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) Transition Subcommittee have announced the creation of a task force to address transitional protocol, practice and programming for special needs students in Lexington Public Schools.

11/28/2012

11/28/2012

LearnSprout

LearnSprout, the first universal application programming interface (API) for K-12 education announced today two new apps for schools and districts: LearnSprout Dashboard and LearnSprout Messages while presenting at the Software & Information Industry Association’s EdTech Business Forum.

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