Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:46pm
The U.S. Department of Education recently rolled out its proposal for the RESPECT Project(Recognizing Educational Success, Professional Excellence and Collaborative Teaching).
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 12:16am
With his embattled nominee for education commissioner again facing delays in confirmation, Gov. Chris Christie threw his support behind Christopher Cerf’s assertion that he has changed his residence, even as Cerf’s own words continue to add haze to his claims.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 12:13am
A proposed bill in the Utah House of Representatives could strip students of vital information regarding sex education and contraceptives, according to some Summit County teachers.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 12:08am
Several groups that are against charter schools urged the Birmingham Board of Education to pass a resolution opposing legislation that would allow the independent schools to operate in Alabama.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 12:01am
The leaders of six Connecticut organizations stood together at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to offer what some consider an unprecedented declaration of unity over thorny issues in school reform.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 11:52pm
They've had two years to reach an agreement: but now they're down to two days. The powerful New York state teachers union is negotiating with officials at the State Education Department over a teacher evaluation system.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 11:50pm
Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott soon should have enough political backing to delay a controversial requirement that students’ scores on new standardized tests count toward their course grades.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 5:01pm
Ron Paul will be in Minnesota on Feb. 7 to caucus. The presidential hopeful says he wants to return liberty to the citizens of the U.S. He wants to end entitlements and cut $1 trillion from federal spending. However, the 12-term Texas congressman’s exuberance for cutting all entitlements and $1 trillion from the federal budget will have disastrous effects on many areas of government and society, none more than the U.S. Department of Education.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 4:58pm
A looming political skirmish over the future funding of K-12 education in Iowa might be the harbinger of bigger, high-stakes battles yet to come.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 4:50pm
As the legislative session approaches the midway point, education will take a prominent place in the Florida Legislature this week amid budget talk.