Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 03/18/2012 - 10:34pm
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — author, ambassador and former Los Angeles Laker superstar — joined Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Sunday in working to score points with Chicago high school students on the importance of learning math and science and preparing for careers outside of sports and entertainment, such as in engineering and technology.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 03/18/2012 - 10:31pm
Missouri legislators entered the session with aspirations for major education reform, but a lack of consensus on some of the thornier proposals has imperiled the prospects of any schools overhaul getting approved this year.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 03/18/2012 - 10:26pm
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act may be winding down, but there's another economic stimulus taking place in and around San Mateo (Calif.), where two school districts are spending hundreds of millions of dollars overhauling their facilities.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 8:39am
Sixth graders at Langston Chapel Middle School in Ga. who used the Fast ForWord family of educational software products achieved substantial gains in reading and language arts on the Northwest Evaluation Association’s Measures of Academic Progress, according to an independent study.