Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:55pm
Houston ISD unveiled four new school mascots after the school board changed district policy on school symbols to become more culturally sensitive. The cost for new uniforms and changing over symbols in gyms, hallways, marquees and signs could top $250,000.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:16pm
The N.C. General Assembly mandated during the 2013 session that every public school must have a panic alarm system installed by July 2015.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:08pm
Just as the city’s school board closed a $10.5 million budget gap last month by cutting administrative staff — a gap that some board members blamed in part on charter schools — two more charter applicants submitted proposals to enter the district in 2015.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:05pm
Nearly every — if not all — Iowa school district will get a failing tag from the U.S. Department of Education this year.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:18pm
Curriculum Associates’ BRIGANCE Screens were chosen as a recommended screening tool by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for its new Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! initiative. The program is designed to encourage healthy child development and universal developmental and behavioral screening.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:14pm
The new E2 and E3 Ear Buds from Califone International are designed for classroom as students increasingly turn to online instruction and mobile devices for language learning. The lightweight headphones are compatible with most tablets, smartphones and computers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:24pm
West Virginia's public schools will get free computer operating system upgrades for five years under a new agreement with Microsoft.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:20pm
A new initiative at four Brevard Public Schools is adding "art" to science education. They are all rolling out new magnet programs in STEAM, or Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:17pm
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Saturday called for a “back-to-basics approach” to educating New York City’s 1.1 million public school students, and said she would work to reduce class sizes, curb the use of suspensions and pair more local universities and cultural institutions with public schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:00pm
The GOP-led House voted mostly along party lines Wednesday to allow students living within Cleveland city boundaries to obtain an EdChoice Scholarship if the Cleveland Scholarship Program is full.