Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 3:55pm
Ellen Chambers, widely considered one of the state’s top special education advocates, will be at Upper Town Hall in Holliston, Mass. on Monday, Nov. 19, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. to explain the basics of special education advocacy and provide information parents should know in order to work knowledgeably with school personnel.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 4:12pm
A group of parents have set up camp on the lawn of the Fairview-Clifton German Language school so they can be among the first to get on the enrollment list.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 11/04/2012 - 6:07pm
An editorial in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution opposing Amendment One says it would be a waste of taxpayer funds to create a new bureaucracy to do what the state board of education can already do.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 4:59pm
Enterprise City School System is showing promise of closing the achievement gap between black and white students and poverty and non-poverty students, according to released date explained Tuesday by the school system’s Testing and Accountability Coordinator Dixie Lavender.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:08pm
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has developed a new School Report Card for each public school which uses multiple measures of student learning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:48pm
The key to eradicating crime and violent behavior, say organizers with the nonprofit Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Pennsylvania, is to invest more resources in early care and child education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:42pm
More than 90 percent of schools across the state of Oklahoma received a grade of C or higher, with nearly 50 percent receiving a B.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:13pm
Despite efforts by both parties to paint President Obama and Governor Romney as opposites, there is at least one policy area they agree on — the need to bolster our education system and expand the use of charter schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:21pm
Only about 13% of Hispanic 25- to 29-year-olds complete at least a bachelor's degree, compared with 39% for whites in the same age group and 53% for Asians, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 7:32pm
The Miami Herald is reporting that the Florida Department of Education has decided to assess public school student achievement based on an individual student’s race and/or ethnicity.