April 17-20, 2013
April 17-20, 2013
Concetta Raimondi, 36 year veteran of public education and currently superintendent of Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, Ind., will be honored by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and awarded the 2013 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the AASA National Conference on Education (NCE), Feb. 21-23 in Los Angeles, Calif.
The award-winning Pinellas County Schools (PCS) has chosen ASCD as its newest professional development partner.
Investing in technology is a top priority for the Concord (N.H.) School District, with money budgeted for increasing wireless access, providing iPads for students and more in next year’s proposed $72.8 million budget, which was presented to the school board last night.
A $50,000 grant to the Charter School for Applied Technologies will be used to buy equipment for its advanced manufacturing experience lab, which provides high school students hands-on experience to pursue manufacturing careers in the region, officials said.
Today's graduates will barely recognize the high schools those born this year will attend, as technology dramatically transforms education in the next decade. Technology already helps students learn more and better, and makes their learning more relevant to the changing needs of families and the economy.
Sacramento's local education reform efforts illustrate a broader national trend: corporate funding of education reform via nonprofits to alter public schools.
Both houses of the General Assembly this afternoon passed bills to create a special school district designed to take over and fix failing schools.
Cadiz Harrison Hills Jr/Sr High School is under new leadership with Duran Morgan, who has stepped into the role of building principal.
The newly appointed interim director of the state Department of Education has a lot of homework to do.
The new formula results in $5,000 per pupil as the “core opportunity aid.”
"We do have teachers who have used their own money to buy small pieces of whiteboard to put over their chalkboards," Principal Christy Collins explains. "As far as instruction, my concern would be that our students are at a disadvantage in this digital age."
Researchers are questioning how California's schools have managed the more than 5.5 million acres that the federal government granted to the state when it joined the union, according the San Francisco Chronicle.
These educators put up an enormous amount of effort for the privilege of putting out a school newspaper.