Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 8:59am
The National Education Alliance (NEA) has lost 234,000 members, or 8 percent of its membership, since 2010-2011, due to political and economic forces. Over 200,000 of those lost are classroom teachers.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 8:49am
Statistics show students who have to take remedial courses before starting college are less likely to graduate. Now, some states are requiring high schools to do more to make sure students are ready to take college courses. What is your district doing ? If you can be a source, please follow the link to contact us.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 8:45am
K12 educators and administrators are beginning to experiment with the “massive open online courses”—better known as MOOCs—that have taken the higher education world by storm.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 8:43am
A Texas law that forces students who have missed an excessive amount of school to go to court and sometimes jail has been challenged as unconstitutional by a coalition of advocacy groups for young people and the disabled.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 3:12pm
Rapidly changing K12 classroom technology that is helping district administrators prepare students for college and the modern workforce was on display at this June’s ISTE conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 2:41pm
SPEDinsight offers special education program managers secure access to detailed student profiles showing detailed session logs, graphs showing progress against specific goals, therapy time balances, and therapist information.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 2:38pm
Alongside LearnPad’s recent major school district adoptions in Texas, Washington and Ohio, Educational Resources® now announces the inclusion of an “Instructional Standards” feature included as part of its award-winning LearnPad education tablet solution. The “Instructional Standards” tab includes the current Common Core frameworks as a simple way to effortlessly align and auto-associate lessons to a district’s chosen standards of instruction.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 2:37pm
Iowa officials have pushed to move polling places out of schools because of safety concerns, but laws proposed to mandate the change did not pass in several states this spring.
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Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 2:35pm
The Pennsylvania House passed a bill Monday that directs $45 million in additional state aid to Philadelphia's cash-starved schools, but only under certain conditions.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 2:34pm
Once they pass the assessment, administrators will use the Teachscape Reflect evaluation and observation system to conduct and manage evaluations electronically. Teachscape Reflect enables teachers and observers to engage in constructive, focused dialogue about teaching practice and to collaborate on plans for improvement.