Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 1:38pm
When students are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, approaches that were once excluded from the classroom are now considered a valid option for helping them focus and learn.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 1:35pm
Snow days are melting away as schools increasingly take advantage of online curriculum to keep students learning virtually during weather closures.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 10:45pm
After the St. Mary Parish School System students using the Fast ForWord program achieved gains on the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) tests, the district began extending its use to all schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 3:03pm
Following a pilot program, Synergy Academies, a Los Angeles USD-affiliated urban charter, has continued to partner with PresenceLearning to expand the program to give online access to perform evaluations, manage student cases and conduct online therapy sessions.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:43pm
The U.S. Department of Education has given the state a temporary waiver from No Child Left Behind law. But the waiver depends on adoption of the “must” language of Senate Bill 5246.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:35pm
While scaling back some programs is inevitable, recent news stories about deep cuts in high school counseling positions are especially disturbing. In these times of economic stress, students need college counseling more than ever.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:27pm
In Texas, the South San Antonio ISD trustees voted to name its interim superintendent, Abelardo “Abe” Saavedra, as the lone finalist to lead the district.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:25pm
District Administration is doing an article for its June 2014 issue on the Common Core assessments. If your district has already implemented the online assessments successfully, we’d like to hear from you. To be a part of our story, please follow the link.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Louise Clarke will be sworn in as superintendent of the East Rutherford-Carlstadt district on July 1, becoming the first female leader in the district's history, and a rare superintendent to be hired from within.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 1:59pm
The Office of Public Instruction has announced nine grants totaling nearly $450,000 to districts impacted by oil and natural gas production.