Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 06/03/2014 - 12:03am
The Indianapolis Charter School Board approved the opening of Francis Marion Academy, a school expected to be within Indianapolis Public Schools, to focus on students released from detention and those suspended or expelled from their home school.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:51pm
School Superintendent Walter Dansby offered his resignation as the Texas district's leader. He first joined the school district as a teacher and coach in 1974. Dansby continued to rise through administrative roles overseeing instruction, athletics, student affairs and maintenance.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:36pm
The Oregon Community Foundation has announced a new statewide arts education initiative. Studio to School is a multi-year grant program to support collaborative projects between schools and community arts organizations to design and deliver sustainable arts education opportunities that have the potential for replication.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:24pm
The Institute for Habits of Mind and WonderGrove Studios launched a new series of instructional animations based on 16 Habits of Mind. Each instructional animation includes 20 related extension lessons that can be used to reinforce the Habits of Mind. All materials are available in both English and Spanish.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:19pm
InFocus Corporation has added an 80-inch Mondopad to its family of large-format touchscreen conference room tablets. InFocus has also released a new version of the Mondopad software with many enhanced features.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/01/2014 - 10:25pm
Average daily attendance in the Pasadena Unified School District during fall semester of 2013 was higher than during the same period in 2012, according to the truancy data. The higher attendance equals more dollars for the district.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/01/2014 - 10:24pm
Lawmakers in Jefferson City said the legislation would protect students from intruders and reduce the risk of a deadly mass shooting such as the one in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/01/2014 - 10:21pm
In New Orleans, school is out for the summer. But in the city's largest school district, the last traditional public schools have closed their doors permanently, making this the first all-charter district in the country. This transition started after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city in 2005.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/01/2014 - 9:59pm
The effort is being made so that those children will have the benefits of the extended learning time that raises the chances for academic success. The program involves Say Yes partnering with a number of stakeholders, including the school district.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/01/2014 - 9:57pm
Regardless of where you fall upon the spectrum, it is striking to see the lengths to which schools go these days to mold education to the needs of students, rather than bending students to the needs of education. If you ask me, that’s a good thing.