Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 9:53am
After closing nearly 50 schools last year, Chicago Public Schools officials are taking a measured approach on school actions this year, placing just three schools on track to have their staffs overhauled because of subpar performance.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 12:10am
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:18pm
A quarter of administrators identified flipped learning as having a significant impact on transforming teaching and learning while 75 percent of middle and high school students agree that flipped learning would be a good way for them to learn, according to new findings from Speak Up 2013.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:04pm
Video Mount Products is launching its new FP-LWAB large flat panel wall mount with tilt and articulating capabilities at 2014 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 2-4.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 4:02pm
It's extremely tricky to prove scientifically whether or not single-sex schooling is effective.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 3:57pm
Across Denver Public Schools, the idea of having an expanded school day has grown as an improvement for more than just turnaround and innovation programs who needed more time to help struggling students.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 3:53pm
New York state law requires charter schools -- publicly funded but privately run -- to improve student achievement, especially among those “at risk of academic failure.” Still, Success Academy, the nonprofit that is the city’s biggest charter chain, is opening schools in wealthier neighborhoods like Union Square, where the median household income was $103,198 in 2012, about twice the city median, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 3:50pm
The two Columbus principals who sued the school board, current and former superintendents and many others yesterday seek vindication, their jobs back and at least $400,000 each.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 3:49pm
Even preschoolers are getting suspended from U.S. public schools — and they're disproportionately black, a trend that continues up through the later grades.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:44am
The use of best practices within classrooms provides the path toward high-quality instruction and, just as important, ensures the joy in learning that all students deserve. Whether or not Virginia’s Opportunity Education Institution board retains the privilege of leading this effort remains to be seen.