Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:37am
Most districts won’t feel the impact of sequester cuts for another year. But Silver Valley (Calif.) USD is already facing the harsh reality of nearly $500,000 in funding cuts this year alone.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:24am
Several model education programs are leading the charge to fulfill President Barack Obama's call for 100,000 highly qualified STEM teachers over the next decade, and to get them ready for the much-anticipated new K-12 math and science standards.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 9:11am
With the coming of spring, so comes the rite of senioritis, that time when high school seniors do very little of an academic nature, and, as a result, often get themselves into trouble due to having too much time, accompanied by too little structure.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Sun, 04/07/2013 - 9:07pm
Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Sun, 04/07/2013 - 9:02pm
Watch the archive edition for case studies about how synchronous PD is increasing teacher success.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Sun, 04/07/2013 - 8:57pm
Answering a need to achieve a ubiquitous technology environment.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 04/07/2013 - 4:49pm
By launching an on-site health clinic for employees, the Green Bay Area Public School District has cut costs for itself - as well as for teachers and their dependents covered by district health insurance. And the West Bend School District is on the verge of taking the same step.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 04/07/2013 - 4:38pm
The curlicue letters of cursive handwriting, once considered a mainstay of American elementary education, have been slowly disappearing from classrooms for years. Now, with most states adopting new national standards that don’t require such instruction, cursive could soon be eliminated at most public schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 04/07/2013 - 4:33pm
A half-hour after they got their assignment, several of Katie Gregg's second-graders still were at their desks, headphones plugged into their iPads, reading along with "The Princess and the Frog" and answering questions about the story on a worksheet.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 04/07/2013 - 4:26pm
Groveport Madison, like many other districts with requests on the May ballot, isn’t banking on the state money.