Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 9:35pm
Knowing that stress from the upheaval of widespread changes can cause an initial dip in achievement before improvements start to show, Superintendent James Meza said he braced himself for the test results from his first year of reforming Jefferson Parish public schools. Then on Wednesday, he rejoiced.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 9:31pm
Amid chants of “Hey Corbett, you can’t hide, we can see your greedy side,” hundreds of protesters marched from the United Steelworkers building in downtown Pittsburgh to Governor Tom Corbett’s regional office on Fifth Avenue with signs that read, "Save our Schools."
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 9:22pm
Mitt Romney proposed a significant restructuring of the American education system, one that would revamp the funding formulas, encourage more charter schools, and revive the debate over how poor and disabled students choose the schools they attend.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 11:36am
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!