Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:52pm
Community colleges say their incoming students often aren't ready to take the courses that could prepare them for good jobs in technical fields. Meanwhile, many students can't see themselves heading to a four-year college after high school, and high schools know their diplomas are no longer enough to get graduates good jobs. Maybe if students, high schools, community colleges and technology companies worked together, they could get what they need.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:39pm
As part of his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour, President Obama traveled to Mooresville, N.C., yesterday. He highlighted Mooresville Middle School's focus on technology and digital learning. Young voters cited the economy and education as top concerns.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 06/06/2013 - 9:24am
Shawn Halbrook will take over as South Conway County School District superintendent in Morrilton, Ark., beginning July 1. He replaces Annette Henderson, who is leaving to become an assistant superintendent in the Fort Smith (Ark.) School District.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:03am
The Poughkeepsie City School District Board of Education appointed Nicole Williams, currently the senior deputy superintendent for academic services and chief academic officer for the St. Louis Public Schools, as superintendent, effective July 1.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:31pm
Don Markese, currently the director of technology at Freehold Regional High School in Englishtown, N.J., was appointed as the new supervisor of technology at the Caldwell-West Caldwell (N.J.) school district. Markese’ one-year contract will begin on July 1 and he will make $110,000.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 9:03am
The Allentown School Board has approved a curtailment of programs Thursday that eliminates 132 teachers and 12 administrators, pushing the financially challenged district to more than 400 jobs slashed over the past four years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 4:07pm
Queen Bee School District 16
Glendale Heights, Ill.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 3:18pm
Benton Harbor Area Schools
Benton Harbor, Mich.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 3:13pm
Bryan Independent School District
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:38am
Nonprofit after-school robotics organization, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) announced the appointment of Sheri McCoy and Bob Tuttle as board of directors co-chairs and Don Bossi to serve as president, effective May 22.