Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:37pm
Schools are fighting closures connected to high-profile figures and institutions.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:31pm
There is a large problem with mandated tutoring in Florida: The program pays public money to people with criminal records, and to cheaters and profiteers who operate virtually unchecked by state regulators.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:26pm
What would it really take to give students a first-rate education?
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:23pm
School officials in Santa Ana were in a bind several years ago: they wanted to build hundreds of new classrooms, but feared that voters would rebel against tax increases to pay for the construction.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:21pm
Running a school isn’t easy or cheap--and it’s especially difficult if you try to do it on the approximately $6,000 per student that Nevada provides to public and charter schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:39am
SAS, a sponsor of today’s Digital Learning Day, fosters digital learning year-round through no-cost resources and support for educators. SAS® Curriculum Pathways® offers interactive learning tools in all core disciplines, mapped to state standards, for grades 6-12. Recently, the 100,000th educator signed up to use these Web-based resources that make learning more fun and can make educators more effective.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:33am
Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division has announced the 2013 Samsung K-12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs to help raise the knowledge level of K12 students across the country and ultimately help them be successful in their scholastic pursuits.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:29am
infosnap, inc., the largest provider of online registration solutions to K12 school districts that utilize Pearson’s PowerSchool student information system, announces its selection by Pearson to provide these services to the 130,000 student San Diego Unified School District.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:25am
PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K12 students, is now offering online occupational therapy (OT) to help schools and districts better – and more efficiently – serve their students with special needs. With PresenceLearning’s OT services, highly qualified therapists use evidence-based practices to deliver one-on-one or small group therapy to students via PresenceLearning’s online platform.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 3:09pm
The Boulder Valley School District is restructuring its administrative positions, including reinstating the deputy superintendent position, but isn't adding additional staff members. Filling the deputy superintendent position is Deirdre Pilch, who has been the district's assistant superintendent for secondary school leadership since 2007.