Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:10pm
A legislative investigative committee has begun taking testimony from state education employees, the latest step in an ongoing inquiry of alleged wrongdoing and financial misconduct by state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:02pm
These apps target the skills that are most essential for achievement in Reading and Mathematics and motivate students to develop these skills through the power of game design.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:43pm
In another exciting development, Sye announced that First Book, the international nonprofit social enterprise that provides access to new books and educational resources for programs and educators serving children in need, has now joined the Fast Break for Reading Team.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:42pm
About 1,450 students who have been attending classes in temporary buildings will move to new schools following tornado that hit May 22, 2011, and was the single deadliest in the U.S. since records were first kept in 1950.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:40pm
ASCD’s Instagram profile will show educators worldwide a behind-the-scenes look at ASCD, while providing free motivation and professional development through pictures and videos.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:40pm
Board of Education to vote on whether to give final approval to 26 charter schools that want to open this fall. It would mark largest single-year expansion of charter schools since state's program was in its infancy in the late 1990s.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:39pm
Arizona education officials say they will need $16.5 million to modernize a piecemeal system of data and coding used to track everything from standardized-test scores to students who receive federally funded meals.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:33pm
February 13-17, 2014
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:32pm
Amid a terrible budget crunch, most district schools began the year without a full-time counselor. After Gov. Tom Corbett released $45 million to the district, 80 positions were restored in November.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Fast Break for Reading, a literacy-focused partnership between the International Reading Association (IRA) and the American Basketball Association (ABA), will once again challenge schools and students to accumulate reading minutes to qualify for sports incentives and a chance to attend the ABA finals.