Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 4:17pm
Facing a growing challenge from the burgeoning charter school movement, the D.C. Public School system plans to close 20 schools, most of them at the beginning of next academic year.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 4:14pm
A week after voters overturned Public Act 4, the Detroit Board of Education plans to vote Tuesday night to break the district's contract with Eastern Michigan University and withdraw from the Education Achievement Authority.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 4:00pm
As it girds for a battle over school closings, the Chicago Teachers Union is adhering to the strategy it employed during the September strike by framing the fight as one pitting regular Joes from the neighborhood against elitist big-money interests.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 2:58pm
Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced that Auraria Library in Denver, Colorado is the winner of the Out-of-the-Box Marketing Contest, launched in September at R-Squared – The Risk and Reward Conference.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 2:43pm
The Turning Foundation in collaboration with the Eastern Ohio P-16 Partnership for Education is launching a new website focused on connecting the public with Northeastern Ohio education.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 12:38pm
CTB/McGraw-Hill, the nation’s leading educational assessment partner, announced the launch of Acuity® Performance Task System, a new performance assessment authoring system and item bank, which will enable teachers for the first time to evaluate project-based learning across multiple subjects using meaningful, research-based assessment methods.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 10:49am
The results are coming in from a US Department of Education funded study of Responsive Classroom, a nationally recognized evidence-based approach to teaching that increases academic achievement, decreases problem behaviors, improves social skills, and leads to more high-quality instruction.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 4:08pm
Resurrecting a struggling high school is more about changing culture than curriculum, according to Charles Payne, a University of Chicago professor and affiliate of the university's Urban Education Institute.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 4:05pm
Several hundred protesters marched along Michigan Avenue Monday morning to voice opposition to the school closings plan being put together by Chicago Public Schools.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 3:57pm
Contentious cuts to teachers' benefits pushed by Gov. Scott Walker last year offset about two-thirds of the reductions to school revenue, according to a new study released Monday.