Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:29am
Math is the clear winner when Americans are asked to say which school subject has been most valuable to them in their lives, followed by language arts—English, literature, or reading—and science. Math and English were also the top two subjects when Gallup first asked this question in 2002.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:31pm
The vast majority of districts in six Central New York counties will start school this week with fewer students than they had a decade ago.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:28pm
As schools open again in Western New York over the next few days, something new is in the air, especially for troubled school districts like Buffalo’s. It’s something that is very good for students, but perhaps not for administrators who can’t or won’t find their way forward.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:26pm
Now available at LakeshoreLearning.com and coming to Lakeshore Learning Stores nationwide on September 2, 2013, the company's new Learning at Home products are designed to inspire kids to discover, create, build and much more.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:24pm
Less than 4 percent of Arizona students took an online class in the 2011-12 school year, but it’s enough for some school districts to lose millions of dollars in state funding.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:23pm
This expansion supports Forsyth County Schools’ nationally recognized Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program, which encourages students to bring their personal technology tools to school for learning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:21pm
Fast ForWord is different from other reading interventions because it targets the root cause of learning issues, like weaknesses in phonemic awareness, memory, attention and processing. Students using the program can raise their reading skill level up to two years in as little as three months.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:21pm
As the first new school year begins since 20 elementary-school children and six staff members were shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., last December, security concerns are testing school officials throughout the nation like never before.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:17pm
Students across South Jersey are preparing to go back to school this week. From pencils and backpacks to sneakers and wardrobe, there’s no shortage of expense for parents, but with school uniforms becoming increasingly popular, some districts are trying to cut down on the spending.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:17pm
To meet the Student Growth and Academic Achievement component of Georgia’s Teacher Keys Effectiveness System, teachers of non-tested subjects must implement Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) to gauge student growth.