Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 8:42am
ODYSSEYWARE, one of the leading publishers of online curriculum for students in grades 3-12, has recently released ODYSSEYWARE Writer, a new instructional aid for teachers and students to create focused and differentiated writing instruction.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 4:24pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to spend 4.4 percent more on schools next year received a lukewarm reception Wednesday from educators and advocates who praised some of the planned initiatives but said funding would remain short of what it should be under a landmark court ruling six years ago.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 11:33am
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) praises the enactment of the Uninterrupted Scholars Act.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:11pm
Amabilia Villeda received a surprising phone call from her daughter's teacher one day — the sixth-grader could barely read. "How did this happen?" Villeda said. "Now she's in eighth grade and reads at third-grade level."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 1:53pm
A Wisconsin high school is under fire after a parent accused a diversity class of promoting a critical race theory, alleging that students are being taught that minorities are disadvantaged by white oppressors, Fox News reports.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 4:21pm
Case study: In the fall of 2010, Hillsborough County (Fla.) Schools introduced online program myON reader to Title I elementary schools and subsequently exponentially increased students' reading scores and their interest in books.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 3:22pm
Imagine starting a race knowing everyone will get a head start, except for you. Not exactly fair, is it? But for many children, this isn't too far off from reality. That's because there are millions of children living in poverty who are not getting the high-quality early learning opportunities they deserve.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 2:34pm
Using an online program available through e-centers, the Columbus (Miss.) Municipal School District is graduating more high school students. Read about the one-to-one nature of this program and the wealth of metrics it offers the district.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:45pm
Computer repair business owner Christopher Baran was taken aback when attending a charity event at the Christian K-12 Shorewood school, Christ's Academy, recently.
Its computers were pretty out of date, he could see, and there weren't enough for the number of students.
"They showed me what they were working with," Baran said, "and it was nowhere near what they should have, and not everything worked. A lot of their computers were several generations outdated."