Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 1:33pm
A judge has ordered Bridgeport (Conn.) schools superintendent Paul Vallas removed from office, ruling that the national education reform figure is not properly certified for the position.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 1:30pm
A conference hosted by Hewlett-Packard and attended by many of California’s leading employers addressed the challenge of increasing high school graduation rates among students from lower income areas.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 12:25pm
A new report commits the district to exploring a variety of ways to accommodate students from its 45 “failing” schools into one its 12 schools in good standing with the state.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 11:52am
Prior to joining AACTE, Dr. Robinson was president of the Educational Testing Service's (ETS) Educational Policy Leadership Institute. While at ETS, she also served as senior vice president and chief operating officer, vice president for teaching and learning, and vice president for state and federal relations.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 11:49am
The Gold Medal Award was established by Ascend Education in 2010 to honor the school or district that best demonstrates a dedication to ensuring that all students become successful at math. Each Gold Medal nominee used Ascend Math as their math intervention solution to assist struggling students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 11:39am
ClassView allows for instantaneous “at-a-glance” views of any tablet within a class or organization. The new features offer the ability to share a particular screen with a large group, as well as push lessons and content to a single device, groups of devices, or an entire classroom.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 11:20am
To adequately do this for those students with special needs, Mountain Peak Charter School implemented PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students. The online therapy service allows Mountain Peak Charter School to provide its students with the consistent speech therapy needed for success.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 10:13am
The annual award recognizes governors who have demonstrated exemplary achievements and accomplishments in advancing public education.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 10:08am
The nation's governors joined with state school chiefs and education experts to create a set of common benchmarks for student success that would indicate students' readiness for higher education, the military and good jobs post-high school.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 9:35am
The Philadelphia district has been in trouble for 10 years. But such dire financial straits could occur in any U.S. school district as the influence of charter schools mixed with funding cuts for traditional public schools combine for a perfect storm of financial distress.
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