Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:25pm
Without more funding for technology, Muhlenberg School District probably won't be able keep its computer systems up to date, administrators told school board members Wednesday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:58am
More technology in the classroom is the most common request Grants Management and Professional Development Director Joseph Reyda receives from teachers. New state teaching standards make accessible technology more important than ever.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:51am
South Madison and Frankton-Lapel Community Schools have each received $30,000 technology planning grants from the Indiana Department of Education's eLearning office.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:58pm
Two small school districts in western Indiana are working to carry out a merger plan after it won approval from voters in this month’s election.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 4:05pm
Several hundred protesters marched along Michigan Avenue Monday morning to voice opposition to the school closings plan being put together by Chicago Public Schools.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 2:32pm
Jessica Keskitalo spent five years teaching world history, economics and government at Westview High School.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 4:07pm
The state of Mississippi spending less money on local school districts in recent years could result in a reduction in how much it is legally obligated to provide K-12 education in the coming years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 2:43pm
On Election Day, California voters passed Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase that will prevent a nearly $6 billion cut to the state’s public schools. Backed by Gov. Jerry Brown, the proposition is the first general tax increase passed in the state in two decades. It will increase sales taxes by a quarter of a cent for four years on the state’s base rate of 7.25 percent, and income taxes for those earning more than $250,000 for seven years.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 4:08pm
School officials in Hopkinton are already pushing back against the Board of Selectmen’s recommendation that all town departments be level-funded for fiscal year 2014, saying that expectation is “unrealistic.”
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 3:58pm
With just one year left on its ambitious five-year plan, the Seattle school district continues to fall short of reaching its academic targets.