Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 3:07pm
After months of debate about the risks of storing student data in the cloud, New York is pressing ahead with a plan to create a statewide database for every public school student’s grades, tests scores and attendance records — a tech startup proposal that drew interest from several other states that have now reconsidered.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 2:35pm
Steubenville City School Superintendent Michael McVey and three other school officials were indicted for obstructing an investigation of student athletes in the rape of a 16-year-old girl last year.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 9:54am
Vargas has served as superintendent of the Kent School District since 2009. KSD has received numerous local, state, national and international awards.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 9:46am
Southern California district's board of trustees picks Marian Kim-Phelps, a 23-year educator who has been a principal and teacher.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 9:37am
Jose Parra, who helped turn around test scores and graduation rates in a district of 5,000 students, has been tapped to take over a Texas district seven times its size.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 11/24/2013 - 11:44am
Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro has raised the ire of state teachers unions and some lawmakers after emails show she helped craft language in an anti-teacher-tenure ballot initiative.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 11/24/2013 - 11:27am
For many education advocates, the arts are a panacea: They supposedly increase test scores, generate social responsibility and turn around failing schools. Most of the supporting evidence, though, does little more than establish correlations between exposure to the arts and certain outcomes.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 6:25pm
NAESP and VINCI recognize the importance of high-quality early learning opportunities for all children and will work together to help build the capacity of principals in PK-3 education to close and ultimately prevent achievement gaps between students from disadvantaged households and their more affluent peers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 6:21pm
The STEM and healthy living conferences will provide a training ground for students to join together and create action plans to solve the problems facing their communities.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 6:18pm
The screen monitoring feature allows teachers to view thumbnails of multiple student tablets at the same time. It also allows the teacher to select any tablet for a larger view and has the ability to print the screen capture along with the device name and date and time stamp.