Spurred by the U.S. Department of Education's $4.35 billion Race to the Top grant competition, more than a dozen states have passed laws to reform how teachers are evaluated and include student growth as a component. For most students, that growth will be measured on standardized tests. But for special education students that is considerably more complicated.
Meru Networks, Inc. is partnering with Northgate Managed Services to provide state of the art Wi-Fi connectivity to over 350,000 teachers and pupils in 1,200 schools.
The virtual tournament includes five, one-week competitions ending May 13. Students in grades 3-9 can compete – playing the DimensionU video games – for a variety of prizes, including the top prize of a $25,000 college scholarship.
ePals Corporation announced that their In2Books grade three through five literacy program has been selected as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's 27th annual CODiE Awards for Best Reading/English Instructional Solution.
Rocky Mountain Microfilm and Imaging is helping an online charter school with more than a dozen locations stay productive and organized with the help of EPSON WorkForce Pro document scanners.
Six years ago, Kim Cole's son attended second grade in a small room with glass walls.
Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 is one of only 79 Illinois school districts to earn the 2012 Bright Red Apple Award for educational excellence from SchoolSearch, an independent research and consulting firm. It’s the 18th year that District 64 was selected for “providing students with an outstanding educational environment,” the award notes.
There is no better time for a Latino to be representing the Department of Education, now that recently released data shows Latinos are lagging behind others when it comes to getting college degrees.
Roanoke's Fishburn Park Elementary School and Franklin County's Gereau Center for Applied Technology & Career Exploration are the only two Virginia schools to earn federal awards for environmental initiatives.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are adopting some of the nation's worst-performing schools and pledging Monday to help the Obama administration turn them around by integrating arts education.
Rebecca Mieliwocki, the 2012 National Teacher of the Year, said funding is an issue facing public school students and teachers.
The Hillsboro School District has announced several retirements and changes in school principals for next school year.
North Penn officials were applauded at a school board meeting Thursday after the announcement that the district had received a $1.17 million grant.
More than 3,500 students will be displaced when a network of St. Louis charter schools run by Virginia-based Imagine Schools Inc. closes in what may be the largest shutdown of its kind in the United States.