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Test Scores a Mixed Bag for Students Across the State

Test scores released by the Oregon Department of Education on Wednesday revealed mixed results in math, reading, science and writing.

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Board of Education Discusses Eliminating Second Half-Credit Gym Class Requirement in High School

The Carroll County Board of Education plans to further discuss eliminating the half-credit high school requirement of a second gym class at its Oct. 10 meeting.

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Some Parents Are Very Concerned About Their Children's Overload School Buses

In Palm Beach County parents are complaining there are not enough school bus drivers and that means more kids are being crammed into fewer buses. 

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Easton Area School District in Talks to Launch Cyber Academy

Easton Area School District students may soon be able to obtain diplomas without leaving their homes if the district approves a proposed cyber academy.

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Debate Continues Over Private School Choice Program

One of the least talked about issues on the campaign trail this year is education - specifically whether the government should provide vouchers or tax breaks to parents who send their kids to private school.

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Upper Dublin School District Food Service Goes Healthy, Loses Money

A detailed presentation on how the Upper Dublin School District Food Service is faring in its attempt to serve more healthy foods dominated the school board’s Sept. 10 meeting.

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All Public High School Juniors Would Take ACT in 2014-15 Under Evers Proposal

Wisconsin would pay for all public high school juniors to take the ACT college admissions test starting in two years as part of a $7 million budget initiative State Superintendent Tony Evers announced Wednesday.

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Rethinking Principal Evaluation: Nation’s Principals Release New Framework for Policy and Practice

Rethinking Principal Evaluation is a set of policy recommendations and practical guidelines designed to help states and districts to adopt a new paradigm including the institution of multiple and meaningful measurement systems of principal and assistant principal effectiveness.

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ASCD Announces Additional Common Core State Standards Institutes for Fall 2012 and Winter 2013

These new institutes are part of the association’s ongoing effort to support educators at all levels nationwide as they implement the Common Core State Standards.

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DreamBox Learning Expands K-5 Math Curriculum Intelligent Adaptive Learning Technology at Center of Blended Learning Strategies in Schools Nationwide

With its latest release, DreamBox Learning has dramatically expanded its K-5 grade coverage, adding 120 lessons for grades 4-5 with new content that includes: fraction multiplication and division, standard algorithms, and multi-digit multiplication and division. 

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