Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:05pm
The superintendent needs to convince the public that poor children deserve iPads and that Los Angeles USD can be trusted to run the $1-billion program wisely.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:05pm
To be eligible for the competition, teachers must register for, download, and teach the “Rays Awareness” lesson plan which is part of Sun Smart U, The Skin Cancer Foundation’s free and interactive Sun Smart U education program about sun protection.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:02pm
The preference study included side-by-side comparisons of 3LCD and 1-chip DLP projectors with similar resolution and white brightness specifications. Participants viewed a series of side-by-side images and responded with their preference. Nine out of 10 respondents preferred the image from a 3LCD projector over 1-chip DLP, and of those, 87 percent strongly preferred 3LCD images.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:59pm
Ann Arbor Public Schools officials are considering banning dogs and other pets from school property while class is in session after years of operating under an ambiguous policy.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:55pm
Controversial legislation recently introduced by a Milwaukee lawmaker would allow new charter schools to open across the state without the blessing of local school districts. If it passes, the proposal by Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) would dramatically change the system for chartering schools in Wisconsin.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:52pm
Boston officials lashed out at a surprise strike yesterday morning by the city’s school bus drivers that affected more than 30,000 students, saying it was illegal and the city would take legal action against the drivers’ union and seek disciplinary action against drivers who participated.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:44pm
Portland Public Schools plans on adding 30 full-time teaching positions and 68 part-time classified employee positions this year after the district projected its reserves will contain $16 million more than originally budgeted.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:41pm
Mayoral candidate Martin J. Walsh today announced a plan to bolster large district high schools in Boston, rolling out a policy on his opponent’s marquee issue: education.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:38pm
No one really wants to buy candy or wrapping paper for a school fundraiser, but some parents just can't afford it.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:34pm
Many charter school parents and teachers are upset over some proposals by Democratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio, which include ending the practice of allowing charter schools to share space in buildings with traditional public schools.