Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 3:50pm
More than half of Wyoming’s schools failed to make sufficient progress toward federal proficiency goals last school year, according to a report released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 3:49pm
Oregon high school students are broadly dissatisfied with their public education experience, saying school isn't challenging enough, too many teachers are careless or incompetent and too many students are falling through the cracks, a new survey found.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 3:47pm
Denver Public Schools is at a crossroads: The district can double-down on Superintendent Tom Boasberg's reform efforts, or move toward a more traditional model that could place a moratorium on new charter schools in the district.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 3:44pm
As schools rush to embrace computer tablets as teaching tools, glitches have officials in a few districts rethinking the usefulness and even security of the latest technology trend.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 1:43pm
Almost half the youngsters most affected by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school shutdowns did not enroll this fall in the new schools where officials planned for them to go, records from Chicago Public Schools show.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 4:21pm
Evidence showed that Terrence Rideau, who is now 16, suffered broken bones, cuts and other injuries as a special education student at Keller Middle School from 2008-2010. Because of his mental and physical disabilities, which resulted from an allergic reaction to medicine as an infant, Terence is not able to communicate any details about how he was injured.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 4:20pm
Lingo Jingo, the online learning and teaching platform, was selected by the Scituate school district in June 2013 to replace a summer program intended to reinforce Spanish and French language skills for more than 700 middle and high school students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 4:17pm
Triangular in shape, the Elmer's Early Learners glue stick and glue pen help preschoolers by encouraging the development of critical fine motor skills, including the precise pincer grasp, the pre-writing tripod grasp and active manipulation of objects, which are highly predictive of academic success in elementary school reading and math.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 4:12pm
To counter bullying culture, MySecuritySign's #TakeNoBullies campaign aims to help create a positive digital world. The campaign is adding six new positive social media stickers and buttons to its line.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 4:00pm
Schoology’s Resource Apps mark a new frontier of interoperability between education technologies and external content. Until now, instructors and students could only embed links to outside resources, resulting in a disconnected user experience.