This service creates customizable postgraduate surveys for districts. Administrators can write questions that ask graduates about the quality of education they received. LifeTrack will create and mail the survey to the former students and follow up with a phone call. It compiles the data and sends a report to administrators.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:06pm
Twenty-seven schools are no longer failing in the second year of the new school ranking system in the state.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 4:15pm
Eleven Maryland schools have earned a prestigious 2013 National Blue Ribbon designation, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Tuesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:50pm
Campuses in five Los Angeles County school systems were stripped of their scores on the state's Academic Performance Index over claims of cheating, other misconduct or mistakes that affected the handling of standardized tests.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 11:17am
George W. Bush once said, “Think about every problem, every challenge we face. The solution to each starts with education.” That is certainly true in Detroit, Michigan, and the United States. Education helps us turn away bitterness, misconceptions, and anger at our differences.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:20pm
Milwaukee Public Schools joins a growing number of districts that are eliminating traditional letter grades or untethering student behaviors from academic marks.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:16pm
Schools across the state are still struggling to meet federal accountability targets on standardized tests, according to information released today by the Virginia Department of Education.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:11pm
With thousands more students flunking achievement exams, the state has quietly changed how schools are judged based on test scores, a move that helped some schools pass muster despite dismal or lackluster student performance.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:08pm
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg; the schools chancellor, Dennis M. Walcott; and senior education officials took a victory lap of sorts on Monday, visiting 22 New York City public schools that ranked among the state’s top 25 in reading and math exams given last spring.