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.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 1:17pm
Dozens of Detroit public schools were forced to close in recent years as the district sank into debt and parents sought better education options. Now the city is getting high marks for its efforts to reuse those buildings — as churches, substances-abuse centers, housing and more.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 1:10pm
In part by studying high-performing schools, the Broward school district hopes to find answers to a longstanding problem that has perplexed South Florida and the nation: How to boost the success rates of young black boys?
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 1:04pm
Twenty New York City middle schools will add an extra 2.5 hours to the school day of 2,000 sixth-graders starting in September, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said on Monday.