Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:35pm
As school districts across the country consider placing more police officers in schools, youth advocates and judges are raising alarm about what they have seen in the schools where officers are already stationed: a surge in criminal charges against children for misbehavior that many believe is better handled in the principal’s office.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:27pm
Bates College professor Anita Charles has studied technology in education and said working with tech-savvy student teachers is not as difficult as you might think. Creating a lesson plan is about knowing what your objectives are and how the tools you might use in the classroom can get you there.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:20pm
In most U.S. schools, the school day and year are the same length today as 100 years ago — 6.5 hours, 180 days. Expectations for what schools must crowd into that time have risen sharply, though.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:04pm
Reactions usually involve the added demand these standards place on text complexity and general rigor. Since they’re only available for English-Language Arts and Math, it’s difficult to get a full picture for how they will impact public education, but some inferences can be made based on the set of ELA standards.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:57pm
For the first time, new K-12 science standards issued in April include climate change. But the standards, written by a consortium of science and education groups in consultation with 26 states, are only voluntary and could take years to roll out.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:49pm
If the referendum passed, the plan was to rebuild the school from the boiler to the classrooms.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:45pm
There's been a delay in the start of construction for the Cache County School District's building bond election because of a technical violation, but Cache School Superintendent Steve Norton said it looks like there's a good chance the original schedule can possibly be met.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:20pm
Providing educators and business users with the most feature-rich, budget-friendly, short-throw projector, Optoma has begun shipping the TW610STi+, designed to produce large, high-resolution images when space is tight. 3D-ready in 720p HD and offering state-of-the-art remote command and control via Crestron RoomView® technology, the TW610STi+ features PointBlank 3.0 interactive technology and delivers 3200 ANSI lumens of brightness, all at a suggested price of $999.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 9:58am
This Illinois superintendent went corporate and then returned to education with a greater focus.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 5:52pm
The pilot program offers schools exclusive features such as the Teacher Dashboard in addition to KnowRe's state of the art assessment technology and adaptive curriculum.