Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:19pm
The U.S. Supreme Court left intact Monday two rulings by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that limit the ability of teachers and charter schools to spread religious messages in the classroom.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:05pm
The Texas Education Agencyhas no plans to investigate suspicious test scores in Houston, Dallas and other state school districts that point to the possibility of cheating and is questioning the methodology of a new report that indicated the suspect scores.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 10:57pm
Oregon teachers — and the governor — heard from one of the nation's pre-eminent education scholars at an event sponsored by the Oregon Education Association.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 03/18/2012 - 10:58pm
Rialto (Calif.) Unified School District has responded to a request seeking the number of complaints of teacher misconduct, becoming the second of 19 school districts to provide such a list for a special project by the Daily Bulletin, The Sun and the Redlands Daily Facts.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 4:40pm
Armed with clipboard and pencil, John Somers, an associate professor of teacher education, watches over a group of sixth-graders and two teachers-in-training at an Indianapolis elementary school.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 4:25pm
New York City is removing eight teachers and school aides who were “insufficiently disciplined” for previous offenses in the wake of a department-wide personnel review, school officials said Thursday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 03/11/2012 - 2:21pm
A list of proposed changes to Idaho's new education reforms has triggered a frequent question: What happens if the laws are repealed in November?
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 1:12am
Glastonbury, Conn. teacher Scott Minnick compared the educational system to a tripod. One of the legs, he told the governor Tuesday night, is a "socioeconomic problem that ... teachers cannot fix." Then why, Minnick asked, does the education reform bill in the state legislature focus on teachers?
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 4:04pm
Legislative budget writers voted Monday to increase state support for public schools by 4.6 percent in 2013, bumping up the minimum teacher salary by $500 a year and funding education reforms approved during last year's session, including a statewide laptop program.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 1:40pm
Joel Klein, former chancellor of New York City public schools, says America doesn't put enough value on education and students will pay the price.