Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:14pm
Michael Popp, a 24-year veteran of Indian Prairie School District 204, was selected as East Aurora School District’s next superintendent less than two weeks after the board’s first choice reversed his decision to accept the superintendent position.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00pm
The Manatee County's superintendent sent a formal request to the Florida Inspector General’s Office to conduct an investigation into the financial practices and activities of the district’s senior leadership team from 2010 to 2012, alleging that they overspent their budget by more than $38 million over a five year period.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 10:33pm
A restructuring plan proposed by superintendent Lori Romano calls for big changes in the way Florida's Hernando County School District is organized and run. The plan includes 18 new district-level positions and numerous changes to job titles and departments.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 5:04pm
Harrison School District Two, the recipient of Video Insight's second School Security In-Kind Grant Program, will receive a grant valued at over $20,000 that includes Video Management Software licenses, IP video surveillance cameras and more.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 4:55pm
My decision to opt my kids out might have no real effect at all here in Colorado but, on the other hand, if I support friends in other states in opting their kids out, I might cause teachers to be downgraded and schools to lose funding.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 4:44pm
Just before they were set to appear in court, Butler Public School officials agreed to stop requiring parents to show government-issued identification before registering their children in school. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey sued the Morris County district last week.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 4:17pm
The city is facing a federal civil lawsuit from Success Academy Harlem Central charter school parents who want to keep the city from re-locating students. Success Academy is also filing two complaints regarding the Success Academy City Hall and Success Academy Jamaica.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:58am
Both SMARTER Balanced and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers in part recommend districts having: Windows 8 OS or newer for tablets; external keyboards; and 1 GHz or faster processor and 9.5-inch or larger screen size on devices.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:46am
District CIOs need to have a complete understanding of a district’s legal obligations to protect student data as more student information is stored with online, third-party providers and parents’ privacy concerns reach new heights, technology experts say.