DA Daily

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

Low-income schools struggle under Florida's grading system

The wealthiest schools never get Fs, and schools with high populations of poor students face an uphill battle to even get a C. The trend is visible through a decade-plus of school grade results, dating back to the first grades issued in 1999.

Read more »

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

Philly schools chief addresses principals, parents protest as funding deadline nears

With just five days until the School District of Philadelphia reaches its funding deadline to determine whether schools will safely open on-time, its superintendent is meeting with principals to discuss the start of the year.

Read more »

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

High schools adopting Heads Up Football program to battle concussions

Heads Up Football is promotes a style of tackling that puts emphasis on striking a blow with the shoulders and not the head.

Read more »

Lauren Williams's picture

Schools implementing cross platform, anti-theft software with 1-1, BYOD initiatives

With the implementation of 1-1 and BYOD initiatives in every corner of PK-12 education, Prey software has already proved invaluable to its users, recovering both lost and stolen devices in the schools they support.

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

More chinese students coming to US middle schools

US middle schools hosted 6,725 Chinese middle schoolers in 2011, up from just 65 in 2006, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Read more »

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

Charter schools in churches a focus of praise, concerns

In the past three years, 16 of the 23 charter contracts the state of Texas has awarded have gone to entities with religious ties.

Read more »

Lauren Williams's picture

Innovator in online math education launches “Sums & Solutions” educational blog

The blog provides a space for teachers, principals, superintendents, education leaders and members of the philanthropic community to share ideas, questions and personal stories as they seek meaningful changes to the educational experience.

Lauren Williams's picture

Mooresville Graded School District transforms social studies curriculum with Discovery Education digital textbook

Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook™ series transforms teaching and learning through dynamic and interactive content that links to historical resources and features activities that help students think critically, develop arguments and investigate history.

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

iPads expand time and space in schools

According to Apple, about 4 million iPads have been sold to U.S. schools. K12 use of devices like Google Chromebooks and Android tablets is also growing.

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

Knox County Schools (Ky.) names Kelly Sprinkles superintendent

Kelly Sprinkles, currently the principal for Knox County Middle School, will replace Walter Hulett, who unexpectedly retired at the end of the last school year.

Read more »

Pages