Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:46pm
The National School Boards Association (NSBA), with more than 25 years experience through its Technology Leadership Network (TLN), is pleased to announce the six companies selected for its first Technology Innovation Showcase.
“The Technology Innovation Showcase was created to highlight emerging companies that represent the diversity of new solutions in education,” said Ann Flynn, NSBA’s Director of Education Technology.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:44pm
The American Association of School Administrators has announced four finalists in the 2013 National Superintendent of the Year program. The program, co-sponsored by ARAMARK Education, VALIC, and AASA, in its 26th year, honors the leadership and exceptional contributions to education of public school superintendents. AASA will announce the 2013 National Superintendent of the Year on Feb. 21, 2013, at the National Conference on Education in Los Angeles, Calif.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:35pm
Across Pennsylvania, school districts face unprecedented financial and structural challenges, leading many to drain reserves, furlough staff, and end proven, research-based programs. Yet one sector of public education is burgeoning, due in part to a lack of sufficient regulation by the state and a funding system that creates incentives for rapid growth.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:23pm
Now that some time has passed since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., perhaps it is time to reflect on what actions our schools might look forward to in 2013 and beyond.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:17pm
Quincy Public School officials say they are taking precautions as we head into the peak of flu season.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:14pm
The Clark County School District hosted a town hall-style meeting Monday night to discuss possible solutions to school overcrowding, including major rezoning, moving to double-sessions and reverting to a year-round calendar.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:08pm
In a complaint filed on Monday with the Illinois State Board of Education, a nonprofit advocacy group says Chicago Public Schools have repeatedly failed to evaluate children with disabilities and move them into special education preschool programs.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:03pm
All district schools in Steubenville, Ohio -- center of a highly charged teen rape case -- were under precautionary lockdown for about 90 minutes Tuesday because of a shooting threat made on social media, WTOV-TV reports.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:01pm
California is sorely lacking when it comes to school reform, failing to adopt policies to limit teacher tenure and use student test scores in teacher evaluations, according to a rating of states issued Monday by a high-profile education advocacy group.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 2:57pm
This winter, charter supporters will make their fifth attempt in five years to bring charters to Mississippi, one of a dwindling number of states without a real charter school law.