Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 7:03pm
Parents and community members are urging greater accountability from the Des Moines school board, with some demanding an investigation into the influence former superintendent Nancy Sebring asserted over elected officials.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 3:55pm
Texas high school students can pass most of the state's new end-of-course exams this year by answering fewer than half the questions correctly, prompting concerns that the initial standards are not tough enough.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 3:04pm
The head of the Kansas Department of Education said Wednesday it's not certain that the state will be granted its waiver request from the federal government for more flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 8:45am
Watch this web seminar to see a case study from Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida, one of the largest districts in the country, and find out how and why the district is replacing payroll checks with the rapid!
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 7:12pm
A mix of large and small school districts will be first in line when Idaho starts providing laptop computers for every ninth- through 12th-grader next year, according to a list obtained today by The Associated Press.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 7:09pm
Calling it another step to “fix what’s broken in our public schools,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday announced which school districts will test out a much-debated plan to grade teacher performance that will soon be mandatory for every teacher in the state.