Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 2:34pm
In the year since Adam Lanza shot 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, lawmakers across the country have introduced hundreds of pieces of legislation. Many called for arming more security guards or, like a law passed in Texas, for arming teachers. Others tightened laws meant to keep guns out of schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 1:31pm
In recognizing the most innovative products, the annual Top 100 Award informs superintendents and other senior school district leaders about products their colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 1:24pm
This comprehensive solution allows struggling readers and writers, students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, and English Language Learners to access the supports they need within the Google environment.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 1:20pm
ANCGroup, a sales and service organization that works with school districts to deliver best-of-breed technology solutions, will act as a reseller of Registration Gateway, offering the product to its customers located in the southeast region of the U.S.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 1:04pm
After just 90 days of use, students have logged more than 7,700 hours on the system, and administrators report that significant progress is being measured.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 9:24am
Anthony Amato was the last permanent superintendent of New Orleans' public schools before the state intervened in 2005, and also ran districts in in Hartford, Conn., Kansas City, Mo., and Stockton, Calif.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 9:19am
A former candidate for Lincoln Public Schools superintendent, a Massachusetts education advocate and two Nebraskans are vying to replace former Nebraska Commissioner of Education Roger Breed, who had held the post since 2009 and retired July 1.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 9:14am
Carvalho, who has been Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent for five years, has been credited with turning around failing schools in the country's fourth largest district and narrowing the achievement gap.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 12/08/2013 - 2:32pm
Federal education agency officials say they won’t pursue potential civil rights violations from a cheating scheme at El Paso public schools, though the school district may not be totally in the clear.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 12/08/2013 - 2:24pm
School districts in Pennsylvania have been told to remove unconstitutional speech limits after a federal appeals court struck down one district’s policy.