Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 10:00am
ASCD, the global education community, announced new features available on its free Common Core implementation tool ASCD EduCore™. For the new year, the updated EduCore website features simpler navigation and expanded resources.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 9:59am
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, announced today the finalists for the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year. This year marks the 27th anniversary of the program, which honors school systems leaders throughout the country.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:44pm
An agreement awaiting a federal judge's final approval soon could end one of the nation's most historic desegregation efforts following decades of court battles and $1 billion of special aid to Little Rock-area schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:43pm
Sullivan's latest annual report, issued earlier this month, revealed that a high school principal and her programmer created "ghost students" to pad enrollment so the school would be eligible for an assistant principal and additional non-teaching staff.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:41pm
The evaluations are part of a new charter school law the state has been rolling out since 2010. As part of its overall push for stronger oversight of charters, the law also requires the state to monitor its monitors more closely.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:37pm
When the Texas Legislature cut $5.4 billion from school coffers in 2011, school districts and other interested parties filed suit claiming that, as a result of the cuts, the state is failing to live up to its constitutional obligation to provide an adequate public education to all students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 9:35pm
Diversity allows children to learn from each other and see firsthand that it is possible to compete with all students in the class. Diverse schools also provide social opportunities for acceptance that include clubs, school government and sports.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 4:41pm
Lead author David Silvernail of the Maine Education Policy Research Institute at the University of Southern Maine presented the findings to the Legislature’s Education Committee on Thursday.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 4:39pm
The governing board held a study session Thursday in which the members learned that, with the rejection of the district’s budget override in November as well as other increased costs, they may have to cut $6 million from the 2014-15 budget.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 4:38pm
A robust economic recovery and surging revenue propelled by voter-approved tax increases have sent California’s general fund spending to a record high, marking a dramatic turn-around from the state’s days as the nation’s poster child of fiscal dysfunction.