Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 11:09am
Most children and teenagers in the U.S. go to schools that have partnerships with food and drink companies, according to a new study.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 11:02am
As the School District of Philadelphia prepares for a public strategy meeting on the topic of universal enrollment, I am hopeful that the District will recognize that exploring universal enrollment is simply continuing down the path of misguided and experimental "reform" efforts with no basis in improving education for all of Philadelphia’s children.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 11:00am
A look at who takes the Advanced Placement computer science exam—and who doesn't.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:50pm
The city of La Villa says the school district owes it more than $58,000. The city shut water off to the district shortly before Christmas, more than a year after the long-festering dispute began.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:44pm
St. Paul’s work appears to be just what the Obama administration ordered with its new guidelines, issued Jan. 8, urging districts to scrap potentially discriminatory practices and employ strategies that include counseling and cultural-awareness training.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:32pm
The Wisconsin district's 1-to-1 computing plan — part of a proposed total of $31 million in technological spending over five years — stages distribution of the digital devices to students and staff from the 2014-15 school year through the 2018-19 school year.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:28pm
Shawn Hime, superintendent of Enid Public Schools since 2008, is leaving the district to become executive director of Oklahoma State School Board Association. Hime’s duties there begin April 1.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:24pm
David Levin, chief executive of United Business Media since 2005, has been appointed president and chief executive of McGraw-Hill Education, the US school and college textbook publisher.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:24pm
Go Wireless Temp is a rugged, stainless-steel temperature sensor. Its durability, temperature range and wireless capability make it ideal for a variety of classroom experiments using iOS devices.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:12pm
Seven organizations applied to open "renaissance schools" in Camden last week, including one seeking to operate Camden High School along with two city elementary schools.