Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:10pm
The research-based ACT College Readiness Benchmarks specify the minimum score students must earn on each of the four subject tests that make up the ACT® college readiness assessment (English, math, reading, and science) to have about a 75 percent chance of earning a grade of C or higher in a typical credit-bearing first-year college course in that subject area.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:10pm
Hardwire, the company that supplies armor and armored gear to the military, has taken its bulletproof materials into the the classroom, producing armored whiteboards, clipboards and backpack boards to be used as personal shields.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:08pm
The DEN Guru program recognizes educators who have distinguished themselves as thought leaders through their work in transforming teaching and learning with digital content and educational technologies.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:06pm
Even before he could be confirmed, acting Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary William Harner has resigned from the Corbett administration.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:05pm
Spellex Dictation allows users to easily dictate and correctly spell healthcare, legal, and BioScientific and engineering words and phrases.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:00pm
The searchable library of tutorials correlates to academic courses of study in Grades 6-8 Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and Geometry, and is aligned to the Common Core, SAT Math topics and ACT Math topics. Each video is tagged with searchable keywords and connects to background tutorials as well.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 3:59pm
Wake County school officials announced that AdvancED will essentially be closing its investigation into complaints filed by the state NAACP and Wake County Taxpayers Association that have lowered the accreditation of the district’s high schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 3:58pm
The new annual Communities In Schools Awards of Excellence additionally recognize and honor local affiliates for exemplary work in schools and communities where they are making a difference each day to ensure the students they serve have the resources and supports to be successful in school and in life.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 3:55pm
Thousands of Chicago children whose schools were shuttered last spring walked to new ones on the first day of school Monday under the watchful eye of police officers and newly hired safety guards there to provide protection as the kids crossed unfamiliar streets — many of them gang boundaries.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 3:55pm
Unlike the common misconception that kids these days are not interested in school, student Timothy Decatur-Luker of Madison, VA, and students from Maeser Prep Academy in Orem, UT are breaking the stereotype.