Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 4:47pm
This partnership will produce resources supporting effective leadership practice in pre-K to grade 3 (PK-3), including integrating blended learning and technology in the early years, and creating professional development to build the capacity of principals leading schools that serve children from age three to grade three.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 3:56pm
February 13-17, 2014
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 3:45pm
A recent NEA analysis revealed, and a report by AASA confirms, that the impact of the austerity approach falls unevenly, harming schools that rely more on federal funding for education, including students most in need of extra attention.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 3:13pm
Contrary to what you might read, education reformers are not all wealthy philanthropists. They are not pushing a corporate agenda to dismantle public education. They do not want to turn students and teachers into test-obsessed automatons. They are not anti-teacher.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 3:05pm
William Gary Rye admitted taking approximately $193,149.22 in benefits he wasn't entitled to, U.S. attorney says, and will go to prison for 18-24 months in a plea deal.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 3:01pm
As many as 145 schools across L.A. Unified may have closed their libraries, and figures show schools and the district have hired only a fraction of the library aides needed to operate libraries in every public school.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:57pm
Oregon's student-teacher ratios, long some of the highest in the nation, rose to dramatic new highs of about 22 students per teacher in 2012-13, the state reported.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:53pm
Last week a state district court judge threw out a wrong-headed challenge to the new state teacher evaluations that finally put student achievement front and center.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:45pm
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) commends and supports new legislation that offers public schools added flexibility in meeting the mandates of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:43pm
The bid for more funding is getting a fight, not only from the state Department of Education, but also the Arizona School Boards Association.