Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 1:59pm
For a school system in an era of bare-bones budgets, building cellphone towers on school properties can mean easy money. But for some parents, the towers pose health and safety risks for their children.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 1:56pm
Over the next 27 years, Detroit property owners will be on the hook to pay more than $437.8 million for renovations made to schools that now sit unused, trashed or demolished, a boon to scrappers and home to vagrants and feral cats.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 1:29pm
Compared with girls, boys earn lower grades, win fewer honors and are less likely to go to college. Here are three modest proposals for reform.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 1:25pm
More than 1,000 paintings and other works of art worth millions is a curious asset for a nearly broke school system. Some have wanted the works sold to help a financial situation so dire many schools lack full-time counselors, nurses, and other essentials.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 11:31am
The Synopsys Silicon Valley Science and Technology Outreach Foundation has released research that points to hands-on science projects as an effective method for improving students' mastery of competencies required by businesses and organizations across all industries.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 11:27am
Thousands of educators from across the country will have an opportunity to explore emergent technologies, cutting-edge programs and a highly innovative ed-tech marketplace at FETC 2014, one of the largest conferences in the nation devoted entirely to education technology.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 11:24am
Edgenuity’s Common Core ELA courses were built to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards with new instruction, interactive learning tools, readings, assignments, and multimedia resources.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 11:22am
#DataTalk is a 30 minute online panel discussion where participants are Rapid Insight users as well as other related industry experts. Questions are asked about specific topics related to predictive analytics and data analysis.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:39am
Columbus City Schools’ data-rigging scandal involved deliberate cheating and hurt students, and those responsible should face criminal charges, respondents say in a new poll. A challenge for those supporting a 9.01-mill levy on the Nov. 5 ballot: 53 percent of likely voters say it should not be backed until the investigation is complete.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 8:37am
A search for unmarked graves in September yielded two bodies. A second dig with heavy machinery is now searching for 50 possible burial sites.