Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 3:44pm
Many parents and teachers in the nation's cities are disappointed by a long list of school closings. But when enrollment is low and costs are high, administrators face tough decisions. Host Michel Martin speaks to the Chancellor of Washington D.C.'s public schools, Kaya Henderson, about how school systems weigh these difficult choices.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 3:42pm
A Florida school district has released video that appears to show a bus driver kicking an autistic student down the stairs. Wilkerson was fired after the Sept. 28, 2012, incident, which Tampa police say resulted in a broken ankle for the young girl, reported NBC affiliate WFLA.com. Wilkerson now faces aggravated child abuse charges, the station said.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 3:33pm
Chicago parents, children and school personnel were bracing Thursday for the city's announcement of the closure of dozens of public elementary schools to reduce a looming $1 billion deficit, a move some community leaders said would disproportionately hurt African Americans.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 2:24pm
This web seminar showcased one elementary school’s implementation of StarBoard interactive whiteboards into every classroom and addressed how to provide meaningful professional development that encourages daily use of the devices.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 2:22pm
In today’s 21st-century classroom, it is crucial for educators to be proficient in using technology to be maximally effective.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 1:47pm
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, 03/20/2013 - 11:33pm
Manage essential workforce information in one platform – with one employee record and one simple user interface.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 03/20/2013 - 11:30pm
Will your district pass the test?
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 03/20/2013 - 11:26pm
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 03/20/2013 - 4:51pm
Urban school districts in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas announced Wednesday they are joining forces to coordinate school lunch planning in an attempt to keep costs down while providing healthful food choices.