Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:22am
Early education is an investment in the future, an investment that has been shown to reap dividends by study after study. It's an investment that has been lacking in recent years in the state of Illinois.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:11am
Thousands of school board members, administrators, and educators will convene in New Orleans to take part in the National School Boards Association's (NSBA) 74th Annual Conference, April 5-7, 2014.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:04am
Expanding to eight new cities, ASCD announced its lineup of one- and two-day Professional Development Institutes for the spring and summer as educators nationwide continue to implement the Common Core State Standards.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:00am
Superintendents from across the country who represent the Large Countywide and Suburban District Consortium presented recommendations for a new federal education accountability framework to a bi-partisan group of U.S. Senators on Capitol Hill.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:59pm
A tenuous relationship between Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Cindy Stevenson and a new conservative board hit its breaking point Saturday when the Colorado district's longtime leader announced that she would leave earlier than expected
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:53pm
Mayor Martin J. Walsh says the chosen candidate could come from pretty much anywhere: inside the school system, other parts of the state, or across the nation. The goal is to have a new superintendent in place by this coming September.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:50pm
One-third of American schools are rural, and they serve 11 million students. These schools face many of the same challenges that urban school districts do, including a high proportion of low-income students, low educational attainment among parents and low college attendance among high-school graduates.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:45pm
A third of the nation’s black and Hispanic students do not graduate from high school. That makes any deal on education between two of the nation’s most politically powerful black men, President Obama and Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), a breakthrough waiting to happen.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:42pm
Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock announced Monday that he chose Angela McLean, 36, an American history and government teacher at Anaconda High School, as Montana’s next lieutenant governor.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:41pm
Schools and districts across the country desperately lack technological capacity. When we recently studied unpublished data from the Software & Information Industry Association’s 2013 Vision K-20 Survey, for instance, we found that 70 percent of educators believe that there is simply not enough bandwidth in their schools.