Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 1:25pm
More than 1,000 paintings and other works of art worth millions is a curious asset for a nearly broke school system. Some have wanted the works sold to help a financial situation so dire many schools lack full-time counselors, nurses, and other essentials.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 11:31am
The Synopsys Silicon Valley Science and Technology Outreach Foundation has released research that points to hands-on science projects as an effective method for improving students' mastery of competencies required by businesses and organizations across all industries.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 11:27am
Thousands of educators from across the country will have an opportunity to explore emergent technologies, cutting-edge programs and a highly innovative ed-tech marketplace at FETC 2014, one of the largest conferences in the nation devoted entirely to education technology.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 11:24am
Edgenuity’s Common Core ELA courses were built to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards with new instruction, interactive learning tools, readings, assignments, and multimedia resources.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 11:22am
#DataTalk is a 30 minute online panel discussion where participants are Rapid Insight users as well as other related industry experts. Questions are asked about specific topics related to predictive analytics and data analysis.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:39am
Columbus City Schools’ data-rigging scandal involved deliberate cheating and hurt students, and those responsible should face criminal charges, respondents say in a new poll. A challenge for those supporting a 9.01-mill levy on the Nov. 5 ballot: 53 percent of likely voters say it should not be backed until the investigation is complete.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:37am
A search for unmarked graves in September yielded two bodies. A second dig with heavy machinery is now searching for 50 possible burial sites.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:35am
The Board of Education in Danbury, Conn. has asked school officials to amend a redistricting plan created to reduce student overcrowding. The changes would reduce school bus travel time for students who would be sent to different schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:34am
Frustrated by years of tumult and alleged mismanagement, the teachers union president ticked off a series of complaints at a recent south suburban school district board meeting. Staff members at Thornton Township High School District 205, in Harvey, Ill., were being paid incorrectly, he said. Hiring had been delayed. Crucial school year planning hadn't started. And most absurdly, the board was deleting its policy against nepotism.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:31am
Students returning to classes at a Nevada middle school on Monday for the first time since a fatal schoolyard shooting a week ago will be greeted by extra police officers but few other changes, with one big exception: Michael Landsberry, the beloved math teacher and athletic coach they say combined the toughness of an ex-Marine with the compassion of a caring educator, won't be there.