DA Daily

Courtney Williams's picture

School District Hopes to Ease Volunteer Process With Website

"We need your help." That is the Clark County School District's stance. The district launched the Watch Us Grow campaign this month in conjunction with Superintendent Dwight Jones' State of the District address Jan. 5 at Chaparral High School.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Gov. Jindal Pushes Virtual Programs

As Gov. Bobby Jindal pushes for “more choice” for school children and their parents in the form of charter schools and vouchers, he’s also calling for a more high-tech solution — and he’s pointing to local schools as an example of how to do it.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

First Details of Proposed School Accountability System Revealed

Wisconsin could more aggressively intervene in the lowest-performing publicly funded schools under a proposed accountability system unveiled Monday.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Huntington Beach City School District to Save More Than $15 Million With Solar Upgrades

Huntington Beach City (Calif.) School District and Chevron Energy Solutions announced the completion of a 592-kilowatt solar electric system that will reduce energy costs for operations at nine elementary schools, saving the District more than $15 million over the life of the project.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

BrainWare Safari Brain Awareness Week Grants Program Announced

Learning Enhancement Corporation announced the creation of the BrainWare Safari Brain Awareness Week Grants Program, leading up to the celebration of Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2012. 

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Pitsco's Signature Math Creating a Buzz

A unique blend of technology, individual lessons, whole-class presentations, and small group activities, Pitsco Education's new Signature Math engages students and gives them ownership of their learning - all while meeting 100% of Common Core State Standards.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

ASCD Announces Complete Schedule for 2012 Virtual Conference

ASCD released the complete schedule for the association’s 2012 Virtual Conference, which will run concurrent with ASCD’s67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show March 24–26 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Texas School District Cancels Sports to Improve Academics and Stay Open

Across the nation, school districts continue to face tough decisions to close gaps in funding, with sports programs occasionally finding themselves in the crosshairs.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Mandatory Elementary Recess in Plan for Chicago Public Schools

The Chicago Public School system for the first time has spelled out exactly what it wants the next school year’s longer day to look like.

Read more »

Courtney Williams's picture

Florida School District Ranking Unveiled

In the best showing in South Florida, the Monroe County school district ranked eighth in the list of 67 school districts in a ranking released on Monday by the Florida Department of Education.

Read more »

Pages