Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:53pm
Schneider Electric completed an energy savings performance contract with two local districts spanning 12 facilities and incorporating dozens of efficiency upgrades, saving the districts over $2.4 million in energy costs over the 15 year partnership.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:52pm
The book provides practical routines and developmentally appropriate activities that foster an environment for young learners to master core kindergarten content along with the Common Core State Standards and show teachers how to conduct authentic assessments.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:51pm
As part of the seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition, students can meet the team of artists who create Google’s doodles with a live virtual field trip highlighting the creative process and science behind Google’s logo transformation.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:50pm
Child Trends conducted an extensive review of the research and evaluations underlying Integrated Student Support (ISS) approaches in K12 schools. ISS approaches promote academic success by securing and coordinating supports tailored to the specific needs of at-risk students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:48pm
You can’t agree to disagree if you can’t even agree on what you disagree about. Yet such is the condition of the debate over using state test results in teacher and principal evaluations. But without common facts, how can the Legislature reach common ground?
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:47pm
The push for more and better STEM education comes mainly from companies who need more educated employees. But there are other reasons to support better education in math and science. In the 21st century, they are prerequisites to competent self-government.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:46pm
A reform legislation proposal would substantially reconfigure charter school authorization by allowing nearly 100 Pennsylvania institutions of higher education to approve charters without review or approval of local school boards.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:44pm
The House of Representatives gave preliminary approval to a bill reviewing the creation of a state-run virtual school. The proposal’s moratorium on privately-run virtual charter schools is drawing strong opposition.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:42pm
Under the new House legislation, schools boards have the discretion to take incidents on a case-by-case basis and would no longer be forced to expel or suspend students caught with a fishing knife or baseball bat in their car on school grounds.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:41pm
Metro Nashville school officials did not back down from a controversial new policy that defines where new charter schools in the county can locate to ease overcrowded elementary schools.