Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 1:50pm
For the past three weeks, thousands of parents of incoming kindergarten and sixth-grade students have been registering for school under a new system that aims to place students in schools closer to their homes starting this fall. It's the biggest change to the registration process in decades.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 1:47pm
Perdue founded the Digital Learning Institute, or DigiLEARN--which includes former Wyoming Gov. Jim Geringer as vice chairman--to expand technology use in the learning process throughout the nation.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 1:23pm
Despite his ouster as the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Education in late August, William Harner was named interim superintendent of the Quakertown Community School District. He will fill the post from Jan. 24 through June 30.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 1:22pm
The proposed increase falls far short of the $1.2 billion increase Gov. Rick Scott recommended last year, despite the best budget outlook in recent memory. Still, Scott said his latest recommendation would be enough to push education spending to a record high.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 1:16pm
Union members have complained that the state has not given educators adequate guidance in implementing the Common Core. They also have raised issue with the state's new system of teacher evaluations
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/26/2014 - 6:44pm
Principals, teachers, and other staff members at two Boston schools slated for state takeovers have been put on notice: They will likely be asked to reapply for their jobs in the coming months, a move that could lead to a mass exodus from Dever and Holland elementary schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/26/2014 - 6:40pm
A Buddhist family sued Sabine Parish School Board for violating their right to religious freedom. The lawsuit contains a shocking list of religious indoctrination.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/26/2014 - 6:31pm
Virginia lawmakers tempted to thrust local public school divisions back into the government prayer wars should be prepared to defend the mandate in court.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/26/2014 - 6:25pm
Chicago Public Schools announced Sunday that schools will be closed Monday due to the extreme cold temperatures and high winds forecast for the area.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 4:49pm
Edgenuity’s grade 6-8 mathematics courses were built specifically to address the Common Core Standards for Mathematics.