Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 10:29pm
Charter Schools USA opened Leading Edge, a training facility with on-site trainings and virtual seminars to be used for charter school teachers, principals, assistant principals and staff.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:59pm
Promethean's ActivPanel, available in four sizes, enables up to 10 unique touches and includes built-in stereo speakers and ActivInspire Professional software.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:52am
Several North Jersey districts have dropped midterms and finals—the motive is partly to regain instruction time as standardized tests take up more days each year. But school officials say they’re also looking at the larger issue of how to determine what students have learned.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:49am
An unfortunate irony to emerge from our lackluster economic recovery is that even as millions of Americans remain unemployed or underemployed, too many employers are unable to find qualified candidates for open positions.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:48am
A report released last week by the Pew Research Center found that the income gap between the country's top 20 percent of earners and the rest of America has grown to its widest point in at least three decades.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:43am
Kentuckuy district has pushed to get fathers, grandfathers and other men into the classroom. Schools are seeing a decline in misbehavior as program helps the district reach kids from "fractured homes."
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:59pm
Idaho’s state Board of Education has unanimously endorsed legislation to set up a “career ladder” for Idaho teachers, phasing in substantial pay increases if teachers meet performance standards.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:48pm
Bill calls on the Department of Education to consider requiring middle and high schools to start their days after 8:30 a.m., as suggested by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Another bill would require the study to gauge potential negative effects of later start times on school districts.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:40pm
The goal of raising the state's graduation rate to 83 percent? Now officials want every student to graduate high school. Forget trying to boost test scores to where 60 percent of all students score proficient or higher by 2016. Now, the aim is that all students will score at a proficient or higher level on every single state test.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:38pm
School districts across Oklahoma could recoup as much as $18 million in state aid for the current fiscal year, a revenue stream state Education Department officials say has been miscalculated annually for more than two decades.