Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 12:28pm
Administrators in Lancaster Independent School District (LISD) are already taking steps to prepare for HB 5 by offering WIN Learning’s Personalized Career Readiness System to its middle and high school students beginning this school year.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 12:13pm
The online event will include presentations by Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow®, Dr. Karen Mapp, director of the Education Policy and Management Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and administrators from K-12 districts across the country.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 12:09pm
Mrs. P invites K-4 classrooms nationwide to write a story about "Magic”, the theme of this year’s contest, containing no less than 250 words and not to exceed 1,000. It may be fiction or non-fiction and some of the things considered in selections are: Originality, creativity, compelling narrative, humor, sense of adventure and the development of a theme or point of view.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 11:58am
Schools across the country are throwing away their textbooks and going digital. But you haven’t seen a digital school like South Kent, a recognized national leader for technology in the classroom.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 11:56am
Cloud solutions are allowing IT departments to adjust their strategies away from cumbersome, sitebased disparate technology architectures to integrated, cloudbased solutions. Jupiter iO was built from the ground up for the cloud. Jupiter iO integrates the Student Information System, Learning Management System, Gradebook, and Data Analytics for K12 schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 11:51am
Anonymous Alerts allows school officials to meet where students are located online with familiar tools like private text message reporting from any Internet enabled device. Anonymous Alerts provides a secure 1-way or 2-way encrypted dialogue increasing the flow of timely information to school officials as problems arise.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 11:45am
The foundation’s three-year grant will provide MIND’s ST Math® early learning program for 1,400 preschoolers as well as professional development sessions by MIND Research staff for 20 preschool teachers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 2:28pm
In many northern cities, the 1974 United States Supreme Court decision Milliken v. Bradley killed any hopes of integrating the public schools.
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Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 2:25pm
State schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson called Tuesday for the state Senate to overhaul California’s standardized testing system despite the threat that the changes could result in the loss of millions in federal education dollars.
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Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 2:20pm
Officials try to keep students on campus, but some say more-healthful vending machines will drive off even more kids seeking junk-food high.
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