Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 2:21pm
Many Common Core States Have Yet to Define a Common Core-worthy Diploma,” found that of the 45 states that have voluntarily adopted Common Core, only 11 have aligned their graduation requirements in mathematics with those standards.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 1:58pm
Insight Education Group, K-12 education’s partner in connecting teacher effectiveness and the Common Core, is thrilled to announce its flagship Common Core solution, myCore, which offers teachers on-demand support in creating rigorous, engaging, standards-aligned lessons.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 1:21pm
A new report argues that humanities and social sciences are as essential to the country's economic and civic future as science and technology. The study, commissioned in 2010 by a bipartisan group of members of the Congress and conducted by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, comes at a time when the value of liberal arts is being challenged.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:31pm
Through its CGI Commitment to Action, Kids Read Now has committed to helping stop the summer slide with an expansion of its summer program focused on first through third graders.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:26pm
Over 17,000 students participated in 147 schools across seven states (Alabama, Connecticut, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, and Texas) for two years at a cost of $6 million.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:23pm
According to a new FRAC report, while 19.6 million low-income children rely on the U.S. Department of Agriculture lunch programs during the school year, only 1 in 7 of these children participates in Summer Nutrition Programs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:01pm
It also features two Extron DTP 230 twisted pair inputs and a DTP 230 output for extending HDMI, audio, and bidirectional control signals to DTP 230 transmitters and receivers, each over a single CATx cable up to 230 feet (70 meters).
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 11:56am
Mindfulness, mental training that develops sustained attention, can change the way people think, act, and feel, reduce symptoms of stress and depression, and promote well-being among school children, according to a new study published online by the British Journal of Psychiatry.
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Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 11:51am
Russell County Middle School, part of the Russell County School District (Seale, Ala.), is one of 78 in Alabama considered failing, according to a list released Tuesday. Schools on the list could lose students and corresponding state funding if parents transfer their children to other schools and seek the state income tax credit the law allows to help them pay for such a move.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 11:44am
Fujitsu Laboratories of America Inc. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced on June 17 the joint development of a personalized learning platform to enhance the effectiveness of online learning.