Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:45am
With students away for the summer, the Mobile County school system is finishing up several construction projects and getting ready to launch new ones, including the much-anticipated new school at Calcedeaver Elementary in northwest Mobile County.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:43am
Classrooms are quiet and halls dark at most Walker County schools, but not at Saddle Ridge Elementary and Middle School where construction continues at a fast and furious pace.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 10:58am
London-based mobile games startup Brainbow has more than 1 million people playing its educational game 6 Numbers, eight weeks after it launched for iOS.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 10:43am
Idaho-based education software provider Silverback Learning Solutions announced a new round of funding today, adding $2.5 million from a collection of angel investors to help fuel its continued expansion.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 10:56pm
While most of the nation's students are enjoying summer break, teachers in a handful of states are studying – not their fall curriculum, but how to take out an assailant.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 6:02pm
Every West Virginia school should practice responding to a gunman's attack at least annually, as part of a plan to guard against violence, the top prosecutor for the state's southern federal court district said Tuesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 5:57pm
A wealthy school district in Colorado is launching a radical experiment that sets a different pay scale for each category of educator, ensuring that even the best third-grade teacher would never earn as much as a veteran high-school math teacher.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 5:49pm
An annual scorecard on the district's performance and greater accountability throughout the system are some of the promises outlined in the first long-term plan for Chicago Public Schools issued since Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 5:46pm
Philadelphia’s school budget crisis is taking a toll on the arts.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 3:04pm
Two kindergarten classes are speaking Spanish throughout most of their days in a successful opt-in, dual-language program in the Tigard-Tualatin (Ore.) School District.