Submitted by Georgia Langner on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 3:01pm
View our web seminar about facilitating one-on-one learning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 2:59pm
Officials from the Boston Public School Department presented five different plans to address the issue of school choice in the city. All the proposals would mark a significant change for JP residents
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 2:50pm
The New Hampshire charter school moratorium could be lifted as soon as November if legislative budget writers approve an additional $5 million next month.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 2:24pm
Ahead of a second closed-door meeting scheduled by the Wake County School Board to discuss "confidential personnel matters," board member Chris Malone told ABC11 in an on-camera interview that it was highly likely Superintendent Tony Tata would be fired.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 2:17pm
In school districts around the country children in grades as low as middle school are required to take a drug test before they can play sports or take part in drama or other extracurricular activities. Parental outrage has been swiftly followed by lawsuits, according to theNew York Times. States where middle schools conduct drug testing include Florida, Alabama, Missouri, West Virginia, Arkansas, Ohio, New Jersey and Texas.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 2:04pm
Opening up a new avenue of investigation, authorities have found something even more disturbing in the home of a Santa Clara elementary school principal than methamphetamine and a date-rape drug—10 hidden cameras, including one tucked inside a Teddy bear.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 12:09pm
Shmoop relates real-life situations to advanced calculus concepts, including derivatives, limits, and differential equations.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 12:04pm
Education leaders from more than 15 countries are enrolled this fall to attend the AAIE Institute for International School Leadership, an online educational initiative co-developed by the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) and Performance Learning Systems (PLS).
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 12:01pm
This past May the U.S. Department of Education released its “Condition of Education” report, which used 1990-2009 figures to reveal a trend of more high school students enrolling in science classes. However, despite students’ increased interest in science, only 21 percent of high school seniors performed at or above the proficient level and just 1 percent scored at the advanced level on the 2009 NAEP science test.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 11:55am
As students settle into the new school year, they're finding more local food on their lunch trays, more nutrition and agriculture-related topics in their curriculum and more gardens in the schoolyard thanks, in part, to the "Farm to School" movement.