Meridian School District 2
A new assessment system for high school students providing multiple measures of college and career readiness launched this fall, helping students in career-themed public high schools understand what skills they need to enter the 21st-century workforce.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 to Thursday, February 28, 2013
Las Vegas, Nev.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 to Friday, June 14, 2013
Sunday, April 28, 2013 to Wednesday, May 1, 2013
St. Louis, Mo.
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Department of Education
Matt Frey, an education manager in Brevard Public Schools, was recently inducted as the president of the Florida Council of Instructional Technology Leaders. The council promotes cooperation and communication among district and state leaders who impact technology use in Florida.
Mike Rightmire, technology director for Northern Highlands (N.J.) Regional High School, told the Board of Education that teachers' computers are obsolete and need to be replaced.
More states aren't promoting students who are struggling to read at the end of third grade.
Hub schools boss Carol Johnson — fuming over a van driver with past convictions who flew under the radar — is calling for a complete overhaul of the department’s criminal screening to ensure other lawbreakers don’t slip through the cracks.
Three schools in Yuma, Ariz., were placed on lockdown on Tuesday morning after police were called to investigate a report of a student possibly carrying a gun.
Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are beginning to look at how it will implement new Common Core State Standards, an initiative in schools across 46 states to increase academic rigor.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture submitted a proposal, congruent with first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to combat childhood obesity, that will essentially ban unhealthy foods from schools nationwide.