Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 2:09am
Closed for three years due to declining enrollment and a push by the district to save money, an elementary school will be turned into an all-girls academy with a focus on sciences and the arts when it re-opens in August 2016.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 1:20am
The Scranton School district's nearly 900 teachers in 16 schools are hitting the picket lines. The issues keeping both sides apart include money, the cost of health care insurance and class size.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 1:15am
Eighty leading colleges and universities are planning to reverse a decades-long process by which colleges have made their applications increasingly similar. They are also creating new online portfolios for high school students, designed to have ninth graders begin thinking more deeply about their next academic steps.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 1:01am
College Raptor, a college matching platform, and PowerSchool Group LLC are joining forces to integrate college search and outcomes data with students’ academic records.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 12:52am
La Moille CUSD implemented ORIGO Education's new elementary mathematics curriculum, ORIGO Stepping Stones, to help the district's K5 students master math skills.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 12:39am
Sunburst and Wonder Workshop have collaborated to release three K12 solutions: Wonder Pilot, Wonder Class 24 and Wonder Class 30. The Wonder Pilot program provides K5 classrooms with sets of robots, the software apps and a Wonder Teacher Kit.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 12:29am
Scott Rixford, the embattled superintendent of the New Jersey township school district out on medical leave, has submitted his resignation. He took over the district in July 2014.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 12:21am
The school committee is expected to name Assistant School Superintendent Robert Mitchell as the district’s new superintendent of schools. He succeeds Philip D. Thornton who was hired last week by the Warwick School Committee to lead that district.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 12:16am
Michael J. Baumann was appointed superintendent of the Newfane Central School District by the Newfane School Board. For the past seven years, Baumann has served as assistant superintendent, human resources and planning, for the Sweet Home CSD.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 09/28/2015 - 3:34pm
When a later school start time isn't an option, parents and teachers can help teens develop healthy sleep habits by advocating for later high school start times, not scheduling core classes early in the school day and encouraging healthy sleep habits, an expert says.