Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/23/2014 - 10:41am
New York City’s schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña, met with more than 100 representatives from the city’s charter schools on Saturday morning, the first meeting between the group and the de Blasio administration since the mayor took office in January.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/23/2014 - 10:38am
A small town in upstate New York is joining a few other rural school districts in quietly tapping potential cash-ready international students who can bring new life to underenrolled schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 2:40pm
After seven years as superintendent of the Forsyth County system, Buster Evans is retiring July 1, following his 30-year career in public education.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:38pm
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:52pm
New Jersey middle schoolers next year may be assigned to tweet and post Facebook updates as part of new classes on social media and internet use.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:51pm
Blended learning is becoming entrenched in California schools, but elementary schools and high schools are taking different approaches when integrating learning technology.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:50pm
Districts looking for transformational leaders to turn around schools may find more success by rigorously training their own teachers and assistant principals for leadership roles, according to a recent report.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:48pm
All across the country, discussions around improving educator effectiveness and evaluation have become synonymous. Forces from state houses and federal agencies compel us to engage in the work of redesigning evaluation systems and to devise ways of using student outcomes as a significant part of that effort.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:46pm
Students in a Michigan district say they feel safer this year thanks to dogs that regularly search schools for weapons and illegal substances, a new survey shows.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:45pm
Sometimes it can be a challenge for administrators to convey to a diverse audience of teachers, principals, parents, local community leaders and other stakeholders how a school district is transforming teaching and learning with educational technologies and digital content.