Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 2:22pm
Baltimore County would add classrooms for thousands of students under a budget proposal unveiled Monday by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — a plan advocates hope signals a commitment to solve the overcrowding that has plagued the school system.
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Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 2:19pm
Charter schools have spread across the country while generally keeping organized labor out, with operators saying they can manage schools better when their staffs aren't unionized. But labor groups are now making a big push to get a stronger foothold in this educational realm.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:37am
The PSP Program is a resource directory that features professional service providers ¾ like therapists, consultants, and more ¾ committed to serving the charter school sector. Participants in the PSP Program not only demonstrate up-to-date expertise and knowledge, but they have also passed the Colorado League of Charter Schools’ ten-point evaluation process to prove that they are credible resources within their areas of expertise.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:35am
School districts across the state of Arkansas are in the beginning stages of learning, understanding, and meeting new state teacher evaluation requirements, and with the help of the observe4success platform, Greenbrier administrators feel that they are ahead of the game.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:22am
School Fuel helps teachers uncover, manage and distribute the best tools for learning. From the School Fuel administration console, educators populate app and resource libraries based on subject areas, grade levels and Common Core standards. Students then quickly access these apps, files, digital texts and links on nearly any device, including phones and tablets.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:15am
Farmington Municipal schools are blazing a new trail in the state of New Mexico with innovative technology that enables data analysis for the district at a whole new level with GuideK12, a web-based, geovisual analytic software solution. District leaders sought out an application to save them time and precious resources to support their district’s current and future planning needs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:08am
The countdown is on, May 1 — known as National College Decision Day — is right around the corner, and students have only 30 days left to narrow down their choices and select a college that suits them academically, financially and personally.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:04am
The company’s web-based platform offers a digital curriculum and professional development platform for teachers, schools and districts implementing the Common Core State Standards. Developed by and for teachers, LearnZillion offers Common Core lessons, assessments, and activities created by top teachers from around the country.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:59am
The WebTeach. Classrooms in the Clouds. App includes interactive tools like a collaborative whiteboard, screen and web sharing, participant polling, word processing and video chat. All sessions can be video recorded and saved into a cloud library for future reference.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:56am
The launch of SCOREboard comes at an important time for U.S. high school students, who are increasingly taking AP courses as a cost-effective, efficient way to earn college credit. More than 950,000 U.S. public high school graduates took at least one AP Exam in 2012.