Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:25am
A new report released by The Education Trust emphasizes the need for policy and culture changes in the public education sector, and not just updated teacher evaluation systems.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:17am
A grand jury is blasting a Sacramento-area school district and its police force.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:12am
Alabama State Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice said that the state's takeover of the Birmingham school system was intended to end its reputation for being top heavy with administrators, and he will do that with or without the cooperation of the city school board.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:10am
Despite the prominence that STEM seems to be gaining publicly, there is still a ways to go to fulfill the market needs of professionals in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:07am
Calls were more than a quarter of all 911 calls from schools. 17 students a day sent to the emergency room with emotional problems.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 11:47pm
New York City schools chancellor, Dennis M. Walcott, and his team have been beating the drum about the rollout of tougher Common Core standards and the need to get students better prepared for college and careers.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 11:44pm
The Iowa Department of Education has asked for a one-year freeze of escalating federal requirements in No Child Left Behind, a move Sioux City-area school officials say temporarily would alleviate pressure from unfair guidelines.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 11:22pm
If companies want to find a steady pool of future tech employees, they’re going to have to do a better job convincing teens and young adults that the job will be rewarding.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 11:15pm
The 2012 ISTE conference in San Diego is wrapping up its final hours. Although hardly a rookie to the trade show junket, this is in fact my first time attending the ISTE conference, and the energy from the attendees is overwhelming and can be felt across San Diego.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 11:13pm
Nashville school officials have rejected a proposal to open a charter school in a middle-class part of the city, highlighting a broader national battle over efforts by operators of such publicly financed, privately run schools to expand into more affluent areas.