Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 2:38pm
Aimed at incorporating public input and assuaging criticism, the new recommendations include adding 52 new calculus standards, requiring students to master cursive writing and introducing money concepts in first grade, instead of second.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 2:37pm
The GLPDN uses the Diagnostic Teaching Model (DTM) developed by the International Reading Association, a worldwide membership association of reading teachers and literacy researchers, to support the training of literacy instructors in developing countries.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 10:39am
Students whose families speak among 138 different languages learn together in the classrooms at Kent School District in Washington. To address the linguistic and economic challenges, administrators have worked hard to build innovative language and technology programs.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 10:01am
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 10:01am
The four finalists are Alberto Carvalho, Miami-Dade Public Schools; Terry Grier, Houston Independent School District; Kevin Maxwell, Anne Arundel County Public Schools (Maryland).; and Michele Taylor, Calhoun City Schools (Georgia).
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 10:00am
ASCD, the global education community, announced new features available on its free Common Core implementation tool ASCD EduCore™. For the new year, the updated EduCore website features simpler navigation and expanded resources.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 9:59am
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, announced today the finalists for the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year. This year marks the 27th anniversary of the program, which honors school systems leaders throughout the country.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:44pm
An agreement awaiting a federal judge's final approval soon could end one of the nation's most historic desegregation efforts following decades of court battles and $1 billion of special aid to Little Rock-area schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:43pm
Sullivan's latest annual report, issued earlier this month, revealed that a high school principal and her programmer created "ghost students" to pad enrollment so the school would be eligible for an assistant principal and additional non-teaching staff.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:41pm
The evaluations are part of a new charter school law the state has been rolling out since 2010. As part of its overall push for stronger oversight of charters, the law also requires the state to monitor its monitors more closely.