Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:24pm
The Chicago Teachers Union's decision to go to court to try to stop the city from closing 53 elementary schools, while not unexpected, makes clear that the Board of Education's vote on the proposal next week will not put an end to the controversy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:17pm
Wake County commissioners and board of education members appear to be moving closer to asking voters to approve an $810 million school bond that would allow for the construction of 16 new schools in the next 10 years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:13pm
State officials opened a financial investigation into Children First Academy of Dallas. Records show that school leaders have hired multiple family members, some of them with six-figure salaries.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:10pm
A reward was being offered as the investigation continued Thursday into racist graffiti targeting African-American students at Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, Calif.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 9:04am
Cumberland Valley Superintendent William Harner is leaving Cumberland Valley (Pa.) School District to become Secretary of the Pennsylvania State Department of Education. Nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett, the Senate must approve the nomination.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 8:54am
After just six months on the job, interim superintendent Dr. Tom Michaelson says he's stepping down as leader of the Nampa School District. The announcement came at the end of Tuesday night's school board meeting where board members also voted on more cuts to help make up the district's $5.1 million deficit.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 10:28pm
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:16pm
VizZle subscribers will have free access to collections of lessons that have been moderated and approved by both VizZle and Unique to support the Unique curriculum. Lessons will be added continuously throughout each month as users share the content they create. Subscribers to both Unique and VizZle can import SymbolStix Online images for use in VizZle lessons, and freely share them within the VizZle Library. Future plans for the partnership include direct access to SymbolStix within VizZle.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:14pm
Pitsco Education has awarded $500 scholarships to two 2013 Star Academy Program students who have found success in the acceleration program and embody its ideals. All finalists in the scholarship competition were nominated by teachers and administrators from Star Academy Programs across the country.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:12pm
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