Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:55pm
Cami Anderson’s contract was renewed by the state several weeks ago but she continues to face a torrent of criticism, including a recent no-confidence vote from the city’s advisory school board and a city council resolution halting all new school changes.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:52pm
In a grim reminder that mass shootings have become a fact of life in America, school districts across the USA this fall are opting for more locked doors, more visitor check-ins and more surveillance equipment.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:50pm
Campuses in five Los Angeles County school systems were stripped of their scores on the state's Academic Performance Index over claims of cheating, other misconduct or mistakes that affected the handling of standardized tests.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:34pm
October 16-19, 2013
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:32pm
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recommends that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) modernize the E-rate program, increase the quality and speed of Internet connectivity in our nation’s schools, and address the technology gaps that remain.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:28pm
School system leaders who complete National Superintendent Certification are eligible to receive 24 credits—an approximate $25,000 value—toward a doctor of education degree administered by Nova Southeastern University (NSU), announced this week by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:48pm
For the first time in Massachusetts, a special education school is equipping each of its students with a personal iPad.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:44pm
The platform provides educators the ability to tailor reading instruction based on student ability, as well as measure student reading growth through the use of Lexile measures, the most widely adopted measure of reading ability and text complexity in the country.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:43pm
Seven-year-old was playing on the school’s playground last week when she fell and broke her arm. When she was taken to the school office, Sarah J. Webber Media Arts Academy officials did not call 911; instead, they went through her emergency contact list, according to My Fox Detroit.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:41pm
With the Atomic Learning LTI Tool, instructors can search Atomic Learning’s online library of technology training videos and learning resources from within their LMS—and easily embed links to resources within courses.