Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:57pm
School districts would still be free to set their own start times, Duncan insisted in a broadcast interview, but he pointed to research that backs up his comments that rested students are ready students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:44pm
In today’s society, mothers and fathers are encouraged to be there for their children from first breath, cutting the umbilical cord, cheering at soccer matches, and helping in the doctor’s office, where many a queasy parent is asked to assist with something that can make a grown man go weak in the knees.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:43pm
When these requirements are fully phased in, to earn a regular diploma, students must pass four years of English, three years of science and three years of math beyond pre-algebra, in addition to separate tests on the "common core" skills of reading, math, and writing.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:38pm
The graves were found about 1,900 feet south of the intersection of Hoadly Road and Independence Drive near Dale City in the Manassas-area of the county, said Phil Kavits, director of communications for Prince William County Public Schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:35pm
Jennifer Schiller, director of institutional advancement at the Montrose School, said the building—slated to be completed in the late summer of 2014—will be used for concerts, musicals, and theater performances as well as sporting events.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:32pm
Teaming for Transformation II participants will collaborate through an online community focused on digital conversion; a site visit to Katy Independent School District (Katy, TX) to learn about the district’s vision and expectations for student-centered learning; and face-to-face meetings at CoSN 2013, among other educational development activities.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:26pm
This significant subscription expansion follows the successful adoption of icurio during a preliminary district rollout to 8,000 students across seven high schools and one elementary school.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:22pm
Included in the offerings are a four-part Google Hangout On Air series and a two-part webinar series, which demonstrate how educators are using data to inform instruction and improve student achievement.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 4:18pm
Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the launch of its upcoming webinar series, “the Expert Edge,” and its blog, “the Edge.”
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:29am
Math is the clear winner when Americans are asked to say which school subject has been most valuable to them in their lives, followed by language arts—English, literature, or reading—and science. Math and English were also the top two subjects when Gallup first asked this question in 2002.