Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 11:24pm
The state's Senate approved a bill that would create a pilot program to let three cash-strapped districts sell advertising on school buses, with the money raised going to transportation costs.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 11:08pm
The Utah Senate endorsed a bill that would remove requirements for parents who home-school their children to follow state curriculum guidelines and school hour requirements.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 11:01pm
The Cleveland district agreed to support two new charter schools. The Lakeshore Intergenerational School will be in partnership with the Breakthrough charter while the Global Ambassadors Leadership Academy would be a city school running Mandarin and Spanish-language immersion programs.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 9:52pm
An El Paso charter school is in the midst of a 2-year sustainability practice project. As students create and maintain a 1.25-acre community garden and outdoor classroom, teachers are also incorporating the project into their daily curriculum with future plans for green urban planning projects.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:41pm
The Maine Charter School Commission voted to reject a Lewiston-Auburn school that would be affiliated with an imam tied to political upheaval in Turkey, but did approve the state’s first Web-based charter school.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:32pm
Gas costs, budget cuts and jam-packed school days loaded with tests have all cut back on field trips that used to dot educational calendars. But if schools find a willing partner, they could easily replicate the idea behind the "school with no walls."
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:23pm
At its core, the Keystone Exams and the underlying Common Core curriculum are not just about public school students' academic achievement. The forces behind the push are as much economic as they are educational.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:14pm
HUMAN is now an Official Service Partner of the National School Boards Association, which will allow HUMAN to work with member state associations on complying with the USDA's new Smart Snacks In School rules, which go into effect on July 1, 2014.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:03am
MakerBot announced the order availability for one of its newest 3D printers, the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/02/2014 - 10:53pm
Indiana moved a step closer to mandating concussion-awareness training for football coaches and requiring a 24-hour waiting period for players who suffer concussions.