Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:57pm
Dr. Mary Keller, President and CEO of the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC), returns to Bossier this week to discuss plans for a Military Student Transition Consultant (MSTC) in the Bossier Parish School System.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:54pm
The Barack Obama administration has begun issuing long-awaited waivers giving states some flexibility in complying with the No Child Left Behind education law. But with the exception of politicians, educators and parents in the 11 states that have received them, nobody seems very pleased with the changes.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:52pm
Educators and their supporters gathered around the state to voice their continuing displeasure with Idaho Superintendent Tom Luna's Students Come First laws. But, Monday's demonstrations were more about moving forward than looking to the past.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:50pm
At 15, Terri-Ann Zweeres is getting a glimpse of what it takes to go to college. While other teens are in study hall, she and about 14 other Bellows Free Academy High School students take a class every three days at Community College of Vermont called introduction to college studies that’s intended to prepare them to go on to higher education.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:48pm
Iowa lawmakers tossed aside key provisions of Gov. Terry Branstad’s signature education reform proposals, and instead signaled a desire to take smaller steps toward substantial changes to K-12 education in the state.