Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:16pm
Increasingly, publishers like Pearson Plc and McGraw-Hill Education are turning to a new model: Creating online versions of their texts, often loaded with interactive features, and selling students access codes that expire at semester's end.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:12pm
The Philadelphia School District plans to release a report on its investigation of adult cheating on standardized tests in 19 city schools that will give a sense of the scope of the problem and say how many educators will face disciplinary charges.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:09pm
The CPS money crisis is here and — despite district officials' hopes and vows — it will hit students and classrooms.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:05pm
Michigan’s governor on July 15 appointed a seasoned financial guru to run Detroit’s ailing public school district, a move that many observers hailed as a saving grace for the city's classrooms in decline. Three days later, Detroit filed for bankruptcy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 2:10pm
After nearly two hours of joint interviews conducted by the Marblehead School Committee and the Board of Selectmen, William Ackerman was appointed to fill the vacancy on the School Committee. Ackerman, 46, is replacing former Chair EuRim Chun, who submitted her resignation, effective June 30, after ongoing tensions among committee members.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:39am
October 29 - November 2, 2013
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:36am
Atlanta Public Schools (APS), serving more than 51,000 students in the greater Atlanta, Ga., metro area, has chosen to partner with ASCD to develop a professional development system to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) through a blended model of capacity building.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:33am
On behalf of thousands of school systems across the country, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for supporting the long-awaited reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act by voting in favor of the Student Success Act (HR 5).
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 7:13pm
The communities of Buena Vista and Inkster today became the first that will see their school systems dissolved under a new law after local officials missed a 5 p.m. deadline to find money to help operate next school year.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 5:04pm
The partnership will allow MOREnet members to use an affordable archiving solution that includes enough flexibility and customer support to integrate successfully with their various email solutions.