Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 1:48pm
When longtime Tanglewood Elementary teacher Lou Quattrucci was in grammar school, he used to spend months perfecting his cursive signature. That doesn’t happen today.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 1:42pm
President Obama continues his "we can't wait" campaign against Congress this morning, this time targeting lawmakers' failure to act on education issues by issuing executive changes governing the Head Start program.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 3:48pm
Hundreds of Long Island (N.Y.) public school principals are challenging the state Education Department and criticizing new standards for evaluating educators.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 3:36pm
The two most common criticisms about charter schools are that A) many of them aren’t that good and B) the good ones can’t be replicated to serve enough kids to really make a difference.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 1:26pm
Praising the state for improving its test scores but noting that it still trails New England and much of the country, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for the public to continue to demand more from the education system (and the government) in a visit to Rhode Island Wednesday.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 11/02/2011 - 11:45pm
Iowa students made little to no gains in reading and math on a national exam while their peers nationwide showed improvement, according to a report.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 5:31pm
Education officials meeting here this week called for more civility as the debate intensifies over sweeping changes in New Jersey public schools.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 10/23/2011 - 10:52pm
The Florida Board of Education has approved more rigorous learning standards for students in the state's voluntary pre-kindergarten program.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 3:22pm
Maine is requesting a $32.2 million federal grant to improve the quality of and access to early childhood learning and development programs.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 3:31pm
A report on Nebraska public schools and student performance was released Wednesday during a news conference in Lincoln.