Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 9:01pm
A new study found that students with disabilities who graduate from nonpublic schools in Baltimore are more likely than their public school classmates to be employed, enrolled in a post-secondary school and living independently and are less likely to have been exposed to the juvenile justice system.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 8:57pm
Looks like Tiger Mom had it half-right: Motivation to work hard and good study techniques, not IQ, lead to better math skills, a new study shows.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 8:54pm
Colleges nationwide have taken to using online chat rooms as a way of reaching high school students in what these days is their natural habitat: the Internet.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 8:46pm
Facing deep financial problems, the Philadelphia School District has proposed an unprecedented downsizing that would close 37 campuses by June — roughly one out of six public schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 8:43pm
School districts involved in a lawsuit over school funding are asking the state Supreme Court not to reconsider its ruling that allows districts to keep excess property tax revenue if they raise more money than what is set under Arkansas' funding formula.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 8:38pm
In the face of more poverty and fewer resources, schools have become hubs for charitable programs, where churches, government agencies and charities deliver donations and services directly to children.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 8:31pm
A $100 million legal claim filed against the state of Connecticut in the wake of the deadly Newtown elementary school shooting has been withdrawn for now, local media reported Tuesday.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 9:22pm
Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:22pm
Putnam County School System has selected Blackboard Learn™ to replace its current learning management system (LMS) after determining the need for a more flexible and secure platform for online and blended learning, Blackboard Inc. announced.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:10pm
Award-winning online learning developer Wowzers announced the launch of its newly designed and updated Web site, featuring a more intutitive design and dynamic new features, including a tailored user interface, richer, individualized content and a live web demo.