Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 2:57pm
A Montgomery judge temporarily blocked the governor from signing a private school tax credit bill and set a hearing for Tuesday afternoon.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 2:53pm
The South Dakota Legislature gave final approval Monday to a plan that would allow school districts to arm teachers and other personnel to prevent attacks like December's shooting at a grade school in Connecticut.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 2:50pm
The U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into discipline rates in Seattle Public Schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 2:46pm
Jobs and education were the main points in Gov. Rick Scott's third State of the State speech, one that comes as he prepares to seek re-election.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:09pm
Everyone in Olympia is talking about how important education is these days. With a mandate from the state Supreme Court, the McCleary v. State ruling puts policymakers on the hook to find a way to fully fund basic education by 2018.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:06pm
In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for making preschool available to every 4-year-old in America, opening a welcome discussion on whether and how to make the investments needed to realize this vision.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 12:58pm
July 11-13, 2013
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 12:54pm
The National School Boards Association's (NSBA) Technology Leadership Network (TLN) has named its “20 to Watch” honors for 2012-2013. These education leaders from across the country are being recognized for their ability to inspire colleagues to incorporate innovative technology solutions that contribute to high-quality learning environments and more efficient school district operations.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 12:07pm
School superintendents across the nation are bracing for the deep cuts of sequestration, the federal policy consequence for continued Congressional inaction. In a report released today by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), hundreds of districts across the nation provided details describing what the cuts would look like in their district, reporting jobs cut, programs eliminated, and other negative impacts.
Nearly 400 responses from 42 states paint a dreary picture as it relates to the nation’s public schools and the sequester.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 12:00am
Built for the Common Core, i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction combines a valid and reliable growth measure and individualized instruction in a single online product. To reach one million assessments in less than two years is a testament to the fact that i-Ready delivers a much-needed resource for educators across the country. The 1 millionth assessment was completed by two different students, in two different states at the exact same time on February 26 at 1:55 p.m. EST.