Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 8:11pm
Join Glenn Pethel, executive director of leadership development for Gwinnett County (GA) Public Schools, for a free webinar sponsored by The Wallace Foundation and the National Association of Secondary School Principals that will examine how six urban school districts are working to cultivate first-rate principals for their schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 8:09pm
Until recently, these 144 buildings in DeKalb County School District relied on a conventional, two-way, proprietary radio system for fire alarm communications. Changes in radio frequency requirements implemented by the Federal Communications Commission led the district to seek out an alternative to replacing all radio transmitters.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 8:05pm
The WriteCase is designed for individuals, medical offices and the military where data security is of the utmost importance. It is also ideal for K-12 and higher education since it complies with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and Smarter Balanced (SBAC) Testing Guideline Requirements aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 8:03pm
By combining disparate databases, the solution helps K-12 school districts consolidate information critical to meeting their goals. A complete, easy-to-understand accounting of critical metrics enables schools to make more informed decisions that lead to improved student success and graduation rates.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 3:59pm
Think Through Math's one-of-kind motivational program provides students with opportunities to make donations to featured charities with their THINK points.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 3:55pm
RPC v2 is designed to facilitate system build-outs by accelerating the design and installation process as well as decreasing operating costs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 3:45pm
A newly designed website for the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) highlights important assets for districts, brings more visibility to social media tools for increased engagement, and improves the user experience on a wide range of devices.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 3:41pm
Before the Fast ForWord intervention, brain wave measures illustrated that the children with language-based learning disabilities showed a reduction in brain activity associated with sounds that occur as rapidly as speech sounds do during normal talking.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 2:34pm
The plan to separate non-English-speaking elementary students from others in core classes opens the door to classifying Spanish-speaking pupils as “second-class students” simply because they are not proficient in English.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 2:31pm
Twelve public schools in Arizona received a failing grade from the state Department of Education for 2012-13, and several of them have already closed.