Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:34pm
A San Francisco nonprofit plans to announce a $25 million fund Monday to create Bay Area schools focused on "blended learning," the concept of coupling traditional teaching with online resources to improve student performance.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:26pm
A member of the Board of School Committee said serving healthier meals at lunch is driving students to eat more junk food just to fill up.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:22pm
Child obesity rates have more than tripled over the past 30 years, putting kids at risk of developing conditions that typically only affect adults – such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:18pm
One of two American scholars who were awarded the Nobel economics prize on Monday was the brains behind a redesigned application process at New York City public high schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:48pm
Enrollment in Denver Public Schools has grown 14 percent over the past five years, making it the fastest-growing large urban district in the country, the district reports.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:42pm
Closing public schools to reopen new ones destroys communities and does nothing to better educate children, education historian and New York University professor Diane Ravitch told the City Club of Chicago Monday.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:13pm
GuideK12 participated in the first Education Datapalooza, hosted by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education on October 9th 2012.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:10pm
Job opportunities continue be scarce for teachers and many don't know where to turn for work – but Varsity Tutors may be just the place to look.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:06pm
Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 5:06pm
Adapt Courseware, the provider of comprehensive online curriculum resources that individualize the learning experience for each student, is working with innovative colleges and universities throughout North America as its Introduction to Psychology courseware gains traction.