Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:36pm
State Rep. Elaine Nekritz is sponsoring legislation, which she expects will come up for a vote this week in the Illinois House, aimed at strengthening the 20 mph speed limit around schools to reflect the reality that vehicle-pedestrian crashes involving children don't occur only during school hours.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:34pm
Iowa and Indiana are two Midwestern states that are taking radically different approaches to education, with one increasing funding for public education and the other taking it away.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:32pm
The longer these students stay in special language programs, the further they fall behind in other subjects. In several states, their graduation rates are at less than 60 percent, and as low as 29 percent in Nevada, according to federal data.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:27pm
“This was a very thorough search, and Mark Kleinhans is definitely the leader we need to have on board."
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:24pm
Andy Paciulli has been named the 2013 Vermont Elementary Principal of the Year by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:18pm
In a recent analysis, the Seattle Special Education Advisory & Advocacy Council found that in Seattle Public Schools, 40 percent of all long-term or short-term suspensions were received by students identified as having a disability.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:08pm
The No Child Left Behind Act increased student and teacher accountability, tests and led to the development of the Common Core Standards. All of these are noble changes, well-intentioned changes and no one is arguing that change was needed, but the implementation of the changes in all grade levels meant that the students in grade 1-12 were held to standards for which they were not prepared.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 10:45pm
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Submitted by Georgia Langner on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 10:41pm
As Common Core implementation begins, education publishers are creating products that align with the standards and take advantage of technology that elicits student engagement.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 5:47pm
After six months of parent angst and School Board debate, rezoning of Seminole County elementary schools will wrap up this week when the board gives final approval to new attendance zones for 17 schools.