Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 12:00pm
Strong and steady won the race for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, which recognizes large, urban school districts making gains in student achievement.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 5:33pm
Take me outside when it's snowing. Help me find words to describe what I'm seeing, feeling and experiencing. Say the name of an animal and have me make that animal's noise. When we're reading, ask me to turn pages and predict what will happen next. It will keep me interested. These are examples of activities listed in the Nebraska State Department of Education's new pre-kindergarten education calendar, all written from a child's point of view.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 5:30pm
Boston school officials announced today that they intend to tap an education-management company to convert the Marshall Elementary School in Dorchester into a charter school next fall, under a proposal to boost student achievement at the academically struggling school.