Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 9:46pm
ION Media Networks’ flagship network, ION Television, has continued its steady rise in the ratings, today announcing a year-to-year increase in Q1 2013 in both households (up 3% to 824,000) and total viewers (1,051,000 vs. 1,015,000) during prime viewing hours.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:59pm
Four students in Maine had the unique chance to study organisms on their shoreline this past year to help contribute research to a new chemical bond discovery that Vanderbilt University researchers made three years ago.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:56pm
With more than 30 years of education experience, Joseph Lopez brought grant money and state funding to help grow student achievement at El Paso ISD.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:53pm
This past school year has been a little less hectic for busy juniors and seniors at Hempfield High School, thanks to a new, unique online course-sharing initiative.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:42pm
Education and business leaders, the press, and the president have all called for increased emphasis on STEM in K12 schools. “Next Generation Science Standards” are a response to those priorities.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:06am
In the past decade, the Seattle School Board chose “discovery math” books for the public schools. The chance to correct these mistaken decisions begins next year with new texts for grades K-5.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 10:56am
Independent research in recent months has documented that the nation's wealthiest philanthropic foundations are steering funding away from public school systems, attended by 90 percent of American students, and toward "challengers" to public education, especially charter schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 10:22am
For decades, public workers, including teachers, have been promised pensions and health care benefits when they retire. As more baby boomers do so, states are starting to pay out – and coming to grips with the fact that they’ve negotiated themselves into a fiscal crisis.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 10:14am
Schools across Indiana are cutting back the hours of teacher assistants, bus drivers, cafeteria workers and other aides to avoid having to offer them health insurance under the federal health-care employer mandate that begins next year.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 10:10am
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and his successors would be relegated to cheerleaders for the nation's schools, and governors would be put in charge of classrooms under companion bills Senate and House Republicans introduced Thursday.