Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 3:26pm
Organizers of a recent forum charged Battle Creek's businesses with investing in early childhood education for the benefit of the children, the community and the businesses themselves.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 3:17pm
Michigan desperately needs to expand high quality educational opportunities for our children. Too many of our public schools are broken, and far too many young people graduate unprepared for college and a career — if they make it to graduation.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 2:10pm
Teachers in New York State will soon be banned from grading their own students’ state standardized tests, a Board of Regents committee decided on Monday, part of an effort to curtail cheating on the high-stakes exams.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 5:21pm
Signaling some unity in the Senate on overhauling the "No Child Left Behind" law, two senators announced Monday an agreement to move forward on bipartisan legislation to revamp it.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 5:22pm
A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education law, the Education Department said Thursday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 4:53pm
Dozens of Colorado schools that most needed improvement are making progress, although gains have slowed significantly, the Colorado Department of Education announced Tuesday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 4:50pm
St. Bernard Parish's public schools continued their upward trajectory last spring by making it into the top 15 scoring districts in the state, according to baseline state performance scores released Wednesday that combine test results, attendance records and dropout data from the two previous school years.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 2:36pm
School performance scores in New Orleans continued their steady climb this year, even as Louisiana's new letter grade system kicked in for the first time and slapped a majority of the city's schools with a D or worse, underscoring how far New Orleans will still need to go before it achieves a top-rated public education system.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/04/2011 - 5:16pm
The proposed salary system and high-stakes test for third grade students were the key topics discussed at Tuesday’s Iowa Education Reform Workshop at Grant Wood AEA.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/04/2011 - 3:15pm
Later this week, parents will learn whether their children's schools are making passing grades.