Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:36pm
The National Education Association (NEA), which represents more than 3 million public school educators, opposed the bill in committee and raised concerns that it would erode the historical federal role in public education of targeting resources to marginalized student populations as a means of helping to ensure equity of opportunity for all students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:33pm
North Carolina’s new Opportunity Scholarship Act received bipartisan support and was included as part of the budget bill which cleared conference committee and is expected to pass both chambers before being presented to the governor.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:32pm
The St. Paul School District is doubling its commitment to erasing the racial achievement gap by renewing a partnership with a California consulting group and adopting a racial equity policy drawing upon 2 ½ years of work and candid talk.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:31pm
Leo's Pad combines movie-quality animation with smart storytelling, adaptive learning, and highly interactive adventures that engage children in creative educational activities.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:28pm
The story offers lively cadence and rhyming and each story is available in any one of several languages – English, Spanish, Chinese, French, and Italian – to meet diverse language needs, as well as to introduce new languages to children.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:25pm
Built upon Lexia’s nearly 30 years of research in reading education, Lexia Reading Core5 expands the scope of the award-winning Lexia Reading® program by covering six areas of reading: phonological awareness, phonics, structural analysis, automaticity/fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:22pm
When North Brunswick students return to school in September, retired police officers will patrol the halls in each of the township’s six schools. In Edison, school principals will carry "mobile panic buttons" to contact police in an emergency.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:22pm
The 16-member board elected Paige Johnson, Education Strategist at Intel Corporation as treasurer and Mike Lawrence, Executive Director of Computer Using Educators, Inc. (CUE) as secretary. ISTE’s past president is Holly Jobe, education consultant from Flourtown, Pa.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:19pm
This acquisition complements Hobsons existing offerings, such as Naviance eDocs, which this year alone has been leveraged by thousands of institutions around the globe to deliver more than 18 million documents to over 1,800 destinations, including every Common App member.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:14pm
Just a few minutes’ drive from the polo fields, the fieldstone walls guarding 10-acre estates and the Greenwich Country Day School, from which the elder George Bush graduated in 1937, is far denser terrain, where the homes are smaller and closer together and part of a public housing complex that seems escaped from New York City.