Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:19am
EDTRAININGCENTER has teamed up with observe4success to create a new kind of observation, feedback and professional development program for administrators, coaches, mentors and teachers.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:13am
A plan to eliminate racial disparities in school discipline was adopted by the Flagler County School Board resolving a federal civil rights complaint the Southern Poverty Law Center filed three years ago against the Florida district.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:08am
The cost of Indiana’s private school voucher program jumped from $16 million to $40 million during the past school year, according to a new report released by the Department of Education.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:18am
Five students from around the state were the first ever to receive their high school diplomas from Maine Connections Academy. The school had 265 to 270 students in its first year, and next year it’s expected to have 396 students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:09am
Struggling schools will learn in early July if they're in danger of having a state-approved receiver oversee their turnaround, according to regulations approved by the state Board of Regents. Rules for a new system for evaluating the state's teachers and principals were also passed.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:22am
The $1.26 billion budget for the 2015-16 school year, approved by the Ohio district's board of education, is no longer a one-page document, a common feature of school district budgets in Ohio. In past years, under the now-rescinded hands-off form of management used by the board, the district’s budget was largely left up to the superintendent’s discretion.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:14am
For five years, there have been reductions in state and federal funding for schools while mandated costs have increased. Seventy percent of districts across the state plan to raise property taxes while 41 percent plan to reduce their staff, according to a new budget survey.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:06am
The 2015 release of Adobe's flagship Adobe Creative Cloud tools and services includes major updates to Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC and InDesign CC as well as new connected mobile apps for iOS and Android.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:00am
Rhode Island's law allowing citizens with concealed carry permits to carry guns on school property is inconsistent with the state’s otherwise prudent school-safety regulations. Yet firearms are banned in government buildings. Should not our children, in their schools, be afforded the same protections?
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:55am
Throughout the education process, parents deserve to have a true picture of how their children are performing and whether they are prepared for college. Where a family lives, how much money it makes or its race or ethnicity should not dictate the quality of education a child receives. The Common Core initiative raises expectations for all children, including those who are struggling.