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1/6/2012

1/6/2012

2012 has the potential to bring relatively big changes to San Francisco’s public schools, due in most part to a November ballot that will be full of interesting and significant choices.

1/5/2012

1/5/2012

Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to school, according to an international study.

1/5/2012

The state is suspending millions of dollars in grants to 10 school districts, including New York City, which failed to agree with unions on an evaluation system for teachers and principals.

1/5/2012

Nicollette Spooner has known since she was a little girl that she wanted to be a beautician, but her long-term plan has met some near-term challenges.

1/5/2012

Michigan officials on Wednesday declared the Highland Park School District in a financial emergency, a step that could lead to a state takeover of the school system.

1/5/2012

Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) has partnered with Hatch, a leading provider of technology for early learning, to bring award-winning education technology solutions to the Title I Pre-K Program.

1/5/2012

Brookes Publishing Co.’s Optimistic Parenting: Hope and Help for You and Your Challenging Child and Individualized Autism Intervention for Young Children: Blending Discrete Trial and Naturalistic Strategies have been recognized by USABooksNews.com’s “Best Books 2011” awards. 

1/5/2012

Social scientists have reached consensus around the finding that time spent in a highly qualified teacher’s classroom can accelerate a student’s learning significantly and, conversely, that time spent in the classroom of a low-performing teacher can seriously hinder student progress.

1/5/2012

An education administrator from Vermont has been named as the first executive director of a Connecticut nonprofit group created by state business leaders to push school reform ideas.

1/5/2012

Ann Rosenbaum, a former military police officer in the Marines, does not shrink from a fight, having even survived a close encounter with a car bomb in Iraq. Her latest conflict is quite different: she is now a high school teacher, and she and many of her peers in Idaho are resisting a statewide plan that dictates how computers should be used in classrooms.

1/5/2012

Should District of Columbia public and charter high school students be required to apply for college or trade school in order to graduate?

1/5/2012

Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring that 65 percent of education funding be spent in public school classrooms, part of an effort to overhaul how Georgia funds K-12 education.

1/5/2012

RelampIt has a number of exciting changes planned for 2012; their 5year anniversary. Beginning the year off strong, RelampIt has completely revitalized their old website.

1/5/2012

A recent Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education report found that Class.com’s Algebra I course administered through its fully accredited online high school, Lincoln National Academy, increased eighth grade students’ algebra skills.

 

1/4/2012

1/4/2012

Looking ahead at some of the education technology trends we’ll likely see in 2012, many are already underway.

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