Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:08pm
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has developed a new School Report Card for each public school which uses multiple measures of student learning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:02pm
A traditionally sleepy race for Indiana's top elected school position has turned into a referendum on education policies that are endorsed by conservatives across the country.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:48pm
A First Amendment squabble is brewing in California over high school newspaper and yearbook advertising content. The school board gave the superintendent the right to prohibit political campaigning and religious symbols in ads.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:42pm
A survey of 11 public school districts, which serve a quarter of Texas children, found that officials spend $227 million a year on disciplinary programs and school security, according to a monitoring group.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:37pm
As the day draws to a close at Public School 321, the school that launched a thousand strollers toward Park Slope, Brooklyn, the grown-ups begin to assemble outside. Bus drivers pull their long yellow ferries up out front. Parents and caretakers hover near doorways and perch on benches.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:31pm
When Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance announced plans this fall to create a school safety office in the aftermath of several gun incidents, some in the community assumed he would pick someone with a badge to lead the new department.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:24pm
Thousands of schools along the Eastern Seaboard are closed Monday as Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall, attacking the coast with forceful winds, rain and possible snow. The closures are affecting some of the country's most populous school districts. New York City Schools—the nation's largest system—has canceled classes Monday as schools are repurposed as relief shelters, opening their doors to those in need. All of the city's charter schools are also closed.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 1:12pm
Momentum continues to build for Pearson’s contemporary teacher certification testing program as additional states choose the NES (National Evaluation Series) as one measurement tool for credentialing knowledgeable teachers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 1:08pm
ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products today announced the availability of its first Full HD 1080p, Laser LED hybrid projector – the Pro9000.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 1:03pm
Atomic Learning and Crick Software have partnered to offer free training tutorials on the basics of Clicker 6, Crick Software’s literacy tool to support the reading and writing skills of students.