Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:06pm
Seven Chicago Public Schools that seemed doomed to go away in a record round of school closings won a last-minute reprieve in May that felt, said parents. But now an uncertainty has set in about what the upcoming school year could look like, given budget cuts at some of those schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:02pm
Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), has announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for its 2014 educational conference, to be themed, “Achieving ROI Success,” taking place February 11-13, 2014, at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:53pm
Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D., a professor of literacy education at Kent State University and director of its award-winning reading clinic, has partnered with Scientific Learning Corp. (OTCQB:SCIL) to share his expertise on the topics of reading fluency and comprehension. Scientific Learning is the maker of the Reading Assistant™ and Fast ForWord® online learning programs.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:44pm
Many people believe that more money is not an assurance that schools will improve. This new review from the Georgia DOE will give them evidence to support that contention.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:35pm
Nearly 60 years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down racial segregation in public schools, lawyers are set to square off in a federal courtroom in eastern North Carolina over whether the effects of that Jim Crow past still persist.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:30pm
Arizona has seen an unprecedented surge in school districts wanting to convert some of their schools to charters, raising concerns over whether districts are unfairly using the law just to generate more money.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:28pm
The new interim superintendent of Columbus schools says he is working to fire employees implicated in the district’s data scandal, or at least encourage them to leave.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:21pm
U.S. Federal Communications Commission moves to revamp a subsidy program aimed at bringing faster Internet to schools and libraries, after President Barack Obama's plea for a swifter transition to the digital era.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 1:14pm
Missouri, Tennessee, and Utah, which require students to take one semester of financial literacy in high school, have the strongest laws while many other states, like Arizona, are only required to blend financial literacy into other subjects.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 12:55pm
Patrick Darfler Sweeney, superintendent of Hunter-Tannersville Central School District in upstate New York, has shown that through shared resources and some unique thinking, districts can continue to be forward thinking despite shrinking budgets.