Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:23am
When Philadelphia’s new schools superintendent begins his job here, he’s got his work cut out for him.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:20am
The Florida Keys have a new schools superintendent. But the current one says he might not move aside by the Aug. 1 start date.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:18am
The Obama administration granted waivers to five more states seeking relief from key conditions of the No Child Left Behind education law. In exchange, the states agreed to enact new standards and evaluate schools and teachers based on students’ academic progress.
State officials and critics of the 2001 federal law have long complained that it was unreasonable and unrealistic in requiring every student to demonstrate proficiency in math and English by 2014.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:17am
A year ago, Jim Bozzini came before the Boyertown (Penn.) School Board as a parent and taxpayer to suggest a new way for the cash-strapped district to raise money: advertisements.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:16am
The levy campaign for Cleveland schools will kick off soon now that the state legislature has approved the changes needed to implement Mayor Frank Jackson's reform plans.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:15am
On a single March night in DuPage County (Ill.), one superintendent arrived — and another announced his departure — in a cloud of secrecy at two of the state's largest school districts.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:12am
Delivering on his commitment to reform Pennsylvania's public school system, Governor Tom Corbett yesterday signed into law legislation that will bring sweeping changes to improve the quality of the state's education system.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:11am
Virginia is one of the latest states to slip out from under the federal No Child Left Behind education law.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:09am
The type of clothing worn in a family's home, the language spoken and other cultural markers could influence whether special-education students receive taxpayer-funded private-school tuition, under a bill passed last month by the New York state Legislature.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 3:30pm
Instruct, monitor and interact with students with Complete Classroom Management software for Windows, Mac and Linux. Watch the 20-minute NetSupport School demonstration.