Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 3:41pm
Giving students an opportunity to understand the technology is important for the future of industry. So Afinia, a supplier of desktop 3D printers, teamed with Pitsco Education, a provider of STEM learning solutions, to deliver a unique offering: an affordable 3D printer combined with curriculum and activity materials.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 3:36pm
NSU’s doctoral program has a concentration in education leadership that focuses on the knowledge, skills and abilities needed by a chief executive officer. It combines senior administrative research with critical and creative thinking that will address educational challenges for today’s superintendent.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 3:33pm
The work supported by the grant will result in many more students being taught by accomplished teachers who have achieved National Board Certification and will create new opportunities for these teachers to serve in instructional leadership roles in high-need schools.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 3:23pm
Justice Department announces about $45 million in funding to create 356 new school resource officer positions, an idea not too far removed from an National Rifle Association proposal to make sure schools are protected by “good guys with guns.”
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 3:17pm
Strapped school district budgets, caused by dwindling state and federal dollars, are forcing parents to dig deeper into their pockets as more school systems in Colorado and across the country turn to student fees to maintain services and programs.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 3:08pm
There's disagreement over whether teacher-training programs are doing enough to prepare aspiring educators for the dramatic changes they will encounter in classrooms across the United States.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 2:54pm
Some school officials in Gainesville want to arm their school resource officers with assault rifles, in addition to the sidearms they currently carry. Officials say the rifles would be stored in a safe for emergencies only.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 2:50pm
California must act to reduce rampant truancy that saw an estimated 1 million elementary students absent in the last school year and may cost the state billions of dollars through increased crime and poverty, according to state attorney general's office.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 2:34pm
During the past 4-1/2 years, and on my recent bus tour of the Southwest, I saw great principals and teachers; courageous leaders from the business, faith, and nonprofit sectors; engaged parents; and communities pulling together to serve students.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 2:16pm
Feeding essays into a computer program tells students: No one cares what you have to say.