Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 4:20pm
Chicago Public School officials announced Wednesday that they do not plan to shutter schools based on student performance, as they have in the past.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 3:58pm
With just one year left on its ambitious five-year plan, the Seattle school district continues to fall short of reaching its academic targets.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 3:53pm
The Rapides Parish School Board is expected to determine next week whether to retain the district's current no-retention policy for young students.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 4:59pm
Enterprise City School System is showing promise of closing the achievement gap between black and white students and poverty and non-poverty students, according to released date explained Tuesday by the school system’s Testing and Accountability Coordinator Dixie Lavender.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 4:26pm
The number of school districts meeting benchmarks imposed by the federal No Child Left Behind legislation continues to worsen in West-Central Illinois and across the state.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 4:22pm
About 60 percent of Indiana public and private schools earned A's or B's for student progress during the 2011-2012 academic year under a reconfigured grading system that critics claim is fundamentally flawed.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:27pm
A new style of learning, championed by author Paul Tough, is being applied in Portland's public schools and in the creative writing programs offered at The Telling Room.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 12:44pm
Texas will need to spend at least an additional $8 billion per year to ensure its students meet the tough new academic standards imposed by state lawmakers, a top school finance expert testified Monday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:21pm
The emotionally charged issues of race and education are on the agendas of several Connecticut school boards as officials struggle to seek state-mandated racial balance at elementary schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:08pm
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has developed a new School Report Card for each public school which uses multiple measures of student learning.