Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:51am
For seven years, the video cameras sat in boxes gathering dust at Mount Mansfield Union High School. Now the same cameras that were yanked down from school hallways after parents and students complained are on the verge of going back up. What’s changed?
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:46am
The funding will support program expansion of Classroom, Inc.’s Transition Programs for Youth; the dissemination of a new digital literacy suite for sixth- through eighth-graders; and implementation of the organization’s strategic plan.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:42am
California has the highest number of working poor families in the nation, but the state does an ineffective job of providing educational opportunities to boost them out of poverty, according to a new report.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:15am
The rigorous analysis, which adhered to federal What Works Clearinghouse specifications, found a statistically significant difference in the average percentage of students in two groups: those scoring advanced and those scoring advanced or proficient on the California Standards Test (CST) in 2011.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:23pm
To change the way teachers teach today’s active learners, we must change the way teachers learn using the learning technologies and media already embraced by their students, such as Blackboard Collaborate.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:21pm
View the on-demand presentation to learn the keys to a successful 1:1 computing implementation, and the power of the web for transforming teaching and learning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:56pm
Members of the Education Committee on Tuesday abruptly tabled a proposal to change the way charter schools are funded, even though the proposal was what members of the committee had requested.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:52pm
Lenny Schad, the chief technology officer for the Houston Independent School District, said in an email to the school board this week that an external review found the district’s technological capacity was not sufficient for a bigger rollout of a program providing free computers for students to use at school and at home.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:49pm
As KTVB has reported, the district has been making steep cuts to school programs and staff to make up for its $5 million budget deficit.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:46pm
Former Gov. Ed Rendell (D) proposed creating a commission to study the issue with the goal of having no more than 100 school districts, a significant drop from the existing 500 school districts.