Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 11:01am
Nearly a year after voters trounced Tom Luna’s Students Come First proposals in a referendum, the state schools superintendent acknowledged he did not do enough to make the plan transparent or to involve Idahoans.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 10:57am
State education officials said 170 charter groups met the deadline last Friday to submit letters of intent to be considered for opening in August 2015. Depending on how many meet a Dec. 6 deadline to submit an application, the state’s lineup of 130 charter schools could be in for a huge expansion.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 10:54am
Philadelphia schools opened Monday amid the district's well-documented fiscal woes and drastically reduced staffing levels.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 10:42am
Thousands of Lake County students who lost bus service this school year will soon be able to pay for the bus rides. Other students, meanwhile, will get free rides to school if their walking route is considered dangerous by a new School Board-created standard.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 10:00am
In recent years, media attention, state mandates and research on bullying have prompted dozens of school districts across Illinois — including at least 10 in the Chicago suburbs — to try a more inclusive approach that addresses peer aggression while instilling a broader message of respect.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 8:56am
iPads tablets, and smartphones are enhancing classroom assignments, homework and content sharing between students and teachers. What solutions are districts using to make sure these devices are secure, functioning properly, and being used only for educational purposes? If you can be a source for our story, please follow the link to contact us.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 3:43pm
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Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 3:41pm
ASCD, the international education leadership association, announced today new benefits available to current and future members as part of a yearlong rollout of new member perks and benefits during the association's "membership means more" campaign.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 3:21pm
Instead of cutting back on phys ed classes, Urban Dove Team Charter School in New York is using sports as a hook to draw in at-risk students.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 3:19pm
Several national groups were recently approved to move into north Baton Rouge and start charter schools over the next few years, but the Louisiana Department of Education has yet to make a critical decision, picking which ones will land space in the seven schools the state operates there.