Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 2:35pm
On the one hand, it’s good news that doomsday predictions for computer-less children have been exaggerated. However, giving out computers was one of the easier solutions to closing the poverty educational outcome gap, and now we have to go back to the drawing board.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 2:29pm
The biggest reason Chicago’s school district says it’s closing 53 grammar schools is to give students a better education. CPS has promised that every student from a closing school will be sent to a better performing “welcoming” school.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 2:23pm
Superintendents have long been the top wage earners in communities across southeastern Massachusetts, but those salaries could be surging, as local districts increasingly struggle to find not just the right person, but someone who will stay long enough to make a difference.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 2:18pm
In the latest effort to boost student performance, the Minneapolis school district wants to give more autonomy to individual schools. Under the effort, schools would have discretion over budgeting, hiring, scheduling and curriculum.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:43am
Vance Dalzin, current superintendent of the Williams Bay School District in Walworth County, was selected unanimously by the School Board to become the district's new superintendent, according to a district news release.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:39am
Commencing in July, end-users will be presented with a full line of Polaroid surveillance solutions that foster improved ease of operation, including short training sessions, bringing “user-friendly” to new heights. For instance, the Polaroid VMS is compatible with over 1800+ cameras from 80 different manufacturers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:32am
ll schools using myON reader, an online personalized literacy environment matching students’ interests and reading levels to recommended enhanced digital books, are encouraged to participate in the summer reading program, which runs May 15 – August 15, 2013.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:32am
The Fresno County Board of Education trustees voted Thursday to appoint deputy superintendent Jim Yovino to serve as superintendent of schools until the end of the current term, which expires in December 2014.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:29am
The ECC mass notification system from Fire-Lite Alarms is designed to seamlessly interface with new and existing fire alarms systems to reduce costs and leverage the proven reliability of these systems, as mandated by code.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:23am
The Ridgewood Local School District has named a new superintendent for the 2013-14 school year. The board voted to hire John Marks, current superintendent of Mapleton School District in Ashland. The vote was unanimous.