DA Daily

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Education Trumps Immigration Among Top-Tier Issues for Latino Voters, New Poll Finds

Education ranks behind only the economy and jobs as the most important consideration among likely Latino voters in five battleground states, according to a survey released today by the American Federation for Children (AFC) and the Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options (HCREO).

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

CPS Plans 60 More Charters in 5 Years

Chicago Public Schools plans to create 60 more charter schools over five years, which would increase the share of privately run charters to about a quarter of all schools in the district.

Read more »

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

‘Chronically Absent’ Students Skew School Data, Study Finds, Citing Parents’ Role

Up to 15 percent of American children are chronically absent from school, missing at least one day in 10 and doing long-term harm to their academic progress, according to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Professional Development Videos Provide Suicide Prevention Training

School Improvement Network announced the release of a new series of professional development videos for teachers, created from video footage of the Prevent Suicide Hawai’i conference.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

KENS Math Helps Children Develop Essential Skill of Number Sense

Young People’s Press introduced Kids’ Education for Number Sense (KENS Math), the first supplemental math curriculum developed to teach pre-school, kindergarten and first grade students the most essential skill of early mathematics – number sense.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Six Red Marbles Hires 45 to Meet Global Demand

To fulfill growing international demand for its learning products and services, Six Red Marbles has expanded its team in the U.S. and abroad.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Hatch Education Technology Helps Flood-Devastated Preschool Increase Kindergarten Readiness

Lighthouse Christian Preschool in Antioch, a Nashville-area preschool devastated by floods in May 2010, two years later is now thriving thanks to contributions from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and from Hatch, a leading provider of technology and education materials for early learning.

Read more »

Judy Hartnett's picture

Two Houston Charter Schools Face State Probe

In case you missed the story in the Chronicle Sunday, we reported that the Texas Education Agency is reviewing two Houston charter schools, Varnett and Rhodes, where nepotism and conflicts of interest are commonplace.

Read more »

Judy Hartnett's picture

School District Solar Program in California Beats Goals

A Chevron representative believes Milpitas Unified School District has been a shining light for the one in three school districts within Santa Clara County now committed to or deploying solar power.

Read more »

Judy Hartnett's picture

Opinion by Rahm Emanuel: Building Better City Schools in Chicago

During my campaign for mayor, people would often ask me why I wanted the job.

Read more »

Pages