Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 2:16pm
Washington's new WaKIDS program, which stands for Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills, is designed to help kindergarten teachers better understand the strengths and weaknesses of children.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 1:50pm
After months of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a compromise that will now use a controversial multifactor system to evaluate teacher performance.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:41pm
A long-time Ogden school teacher was charged Thursday with multiple felonies in connection with allegedly sexually abusing two children under the age of 14. Prosecutors charged Scott Ray McMurray, 58, with 11 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and three counts of sodomy upon a child.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 3:44pm
The Baltimore school system is paying bonuses to teachers and administrators at struggling schools that reduce suspensions, drawing criticism from union leaders who say the program could provide a financial incentive to ignore problems and jeopardize school safety.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 10:03am
Charter school proponents, including this newspaper, always make the point that charter schools are public schools. When they work best, they are places that can strike a spark with students who are not learning in a traditional environment.