Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:59pm
Boston public schools will begin serving free lunches to all students this school year even if families have the financial means to pay, school officials are expected to announce Tuesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:38pm
December 4-7, 2013
San Antonio, Texas
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:36pm
ASCD is pleased to announce the release of Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement, a new book by seasoned educator, prolific author, and brain expert Eric Jensen.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:32pm
To kick off the new school year, an impressive list of Pennsylvania superintendents last week joined the leadership of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, to discuss education issues at an event held at the Abington School District in Abington, Pa.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 3:30pm
As the US struggles with inequity between richer and poorer school districts, Shanghai's stellar urban schools offer hands-on help to rural schools with intensive teaching and administrative mentoring.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 3:25pm
Massachusetts is poised to open two more cyber public schools by this time next year, and districts statewide are clamoring to establish their own virtual academies — despite the failing test scores at the one online school we already have.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 3:20pm
Under new state legislation, administrators will have the authority to follow through with discipline for harassment or intimidation that can interfere with a child’s education.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 3:17pm
This year's late August heat exposed a tug-of-war in school districts that are under pressure to start school earlier than ever but are unable to pay to equip aging buildings with air conditioning.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 2:06pm
Chicago Public Schools struggling academically will no longer be labeled as “on probation,” under a new ratings plan the district unveiled last week.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 2:00pm
California's Academic Performance Index results prove that strong charter management organizations like KIPP get results -- and should be granted the necessary facilities and funds to serve more students.