Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 2:56pm
When it comes to education policy, California and the Obama administration have gotten along about as well as the Clantons and the Earp brothers. They've clashed over teacher evaluations, Race to the Top grants, you name it. Now, the switch to the new Common Core curriculum could prove to be their O.K. Corral.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 2:53pm
Kids across America have just headed back to school. Unfortunately, many of them may be greeted by worn-out desks and broken chairs. More than three-quarters of U.S. schools are in need of repairs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:45pm
The issue also examines how after the tragic Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin, an unlikely partnership has formed between one of the victims' sons and a former skinhead. "The Sikh and the Skinhead" examines how the two joined forces to educate students and fight hate in the classroom.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:43pm
Monday marked yet another milestone for Exceptional Minds’ first graduating class of 2014, a small group of young, twenty-something adults with autism who are beating the odds.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:41pm
In Mismatches in Race to the Top Limit Educational Improvement: Lack of Time, Resources, and Tools to Address Opportunity Gaps Puts Lofty State Goals Out of Reach, Weiss takes a comprehensive look at the Obama administration’s signature education initiative, and finds a few notable successes but many more shortcomings.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:39pm
The app provides multi-sensory learning for remedial students in grades 6 and above, helping them develop their foundational reading skills through an age-appropriate interface with a range of content that keeps older students engaged.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:37pm
The Access 3 system is available for mortise, rim, component and Large Format Interchangeable Core (LFIC) cylinders to provide a comprehensive choice of locking options for any facility.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:35pm
Entries are judged at the regional level over three consecutive weekends in November at six leading research universities: California Institute of Technology; Carnegie Mellon University; Georgia Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; The University of Texas at Austin; and University of Notre Dame.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:29pm
he 2013 winners are Draper Elementary School in Eden, North Carolina; Constable Neil Bruce Middle School in West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada; and Branford High School in Branford, Connecticut.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:25pm
Portland Public Schools could see new dual language immersion programs in Mandarin, Vietnamese and Spanish in the fall of 2014, according to the latest update from the district's language immersion officials.