Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:51am
The latest version of the Net Texts solution includes a variety of upgrades and new features that allow teachers to more quickly and easily create and deliver lessons, units and complete courses using free, high-quality open educational resources (OER).
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 9:26am
David A. Zerbe's last employment was as assistant superintendent of the Swiftwater, Pennsylvania Pocono Mountain School District.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 9:10am
Paymon Rouhanifard, an education strategist who has worked in the public school systems in Newark and New York City, could become Camden's new schools chief just in time for the start of classes Sept. 9.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 8:56am
Steve Flores picked to replace Jesus Chavez, who shocked the community when he announced in January that he would not be serving out the remaining two and a half years on his contract.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 8:51am
Conventional wisdom held that liberals and teachers supported the new Common Core curriculum standards.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 08/25/2013 - 8:51pm
Thirty-four school systems could be affected, including those of Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. John the Baptist and St. Tammany parishes. Under the lawsuit, the state would be barred from assigning students in those systems to private schools unless a federal judge agreed to it. A court hearing is tentatively set for Sept. 19.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 08/25/2013 - 8:47pm
The Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations (COBWRA) decided not to support the county's proposed construction of Trails charter school near the intersection of Military Trail and Hypoluxo Road at its recent monthly meeting.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 08/25/2013 - 8:42pm
Less money forced school districts to cut staff so class sizes grew and individual students got less attention, school officials say. Now with new funding-based incentives coming from Sacramento, districts are budgeting for more teachers, which they hope will bring down class sizes and improve the education of area children.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 08/25/2013 - 8:36pm
The standards, adopted by the N.H. State Board of Education in 2010, aim to provide a clear and consistent educational framework to prepare children for college and the work force. They define the knowledge and skills students should obtain from their education in grades K-12 in order to succeed in entry-level college courses and work force training programs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 1:36pm
The students will use the devices all school year, and middle- and high-schoolers will be able to take them home. Curriculum materials for students' core subjects will be loaded onto the computers, reducing the need for textbooks.