Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 2:56pm
While cuts and bruises were the most common injuries at 40 percent, fractures accounted for 12 percent, brain injuries for 10 percent and sprains and strains another 7 percent. The vast majority of injuries — 96 percent — were the result of an assault.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 2:48pm
Experts say many teens are struggling with untreated mental illness -- yet, school officials around the country are grappling with the best way to offer mental health services in a patchwork, underfunded system.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 2:40pm
With Skyward, Tennessee school districts will benefit from a comprehensive web-based system that integrates all the key elements to manage student learning in one centralized system that minimizes data entry and ensures accuracy.
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.