Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 9:30am
Rodney Bowler, the assistant superintendent for administrative services in Henry County Schools, has been named to replace retiring Superintendent Dr. Ethan Hildreth.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 9:28am
Mick Zais, the retired Army brigadier general and Newberry College president, had pledged to serve no more than two four-year terms but is leaving after one.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 9:25am
Former Indiana Schools Superintendent Tony Bennett is back in the public eye, helping to pitch a Common Core test to state education leaders four months after he resigned as Florida’s schools chief.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 12/15/2013 - 12:15pm
Millions of dollars available to school systems across the state are dwindling to an end, as federal funding is set to expire next year.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 2:52pm
A new report calling for South Carolina to increase the state’s investment in charter schools comes as the state still is struggling to recover from the economic downturn and continues to invest heavily in education reform driven by new standards and high-stakes testing.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 2:49pm
Today more and more I meet high school students who, though they can read, sometimes well and sometimes poorly, are ashamed whenever they are confronted with the need to sign a document.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 2:45pm
A new poll from NPR, the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds that the majority of parents feel their child's school is preparing students for college. But 4 in 10 say that schools do not sufficiently prepare students who will not attend college — and parents of girls are even more likely to be concerned than parents of boys.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 2:08pm
The measures vary from district to district, depending on the availability of resources. Some have added new alarms, classroom door locks and security cameras. Some have considered hiring new police officers and security guards.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 2:05pm
The release of the remaining new School Performance Profiles completes a picture showing a wide variation in how the state's public schools and their students are doing.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 1:59pm
Public schools around the country are adopting web-based services that collect and analyze personal details about students without adequately safeguarding the information from potential misuse by service providers, according to new research.