The court held that the Nevada Constitution does not limit the Legislature’s discretion to encourage other methods of education. It said funds placed in education savings accounts belong to parents and are not “public funds.” But lawmakers cannot divert money authorized specifically for public schools to be used for private educational programs.
ONEder is partnering with OpenEd to make the entire catalog of OpenEd's educational resources accessible for students with disabilities, including assessments, homework assignments, videos, games and lesson plans.
Jamie Weddington has been named as the new superintendent of Lewis County Schools. He has been serving as director of pupil personnel for the school district and was the high school principal from 2005 to 2009.
Opponents of Georgia’s proposed constitutional amendment to let the state take over low-performing schools have filed a lawsuit in the hope of stopping the measure if it wins at the next election. Political and legal observers say the suit faces long odds against a ballot question worded for broad appeal to voters.
Kindergarten teachers are in a tough spot; they are required to teach an increasingly demanding set of standards, but many are also trained in child development and see the new demands as developmentally inappropriate.
Promethean Planet is now part of ClassFlow, a collaborative teaching and learning software community. With the merge, all lessons and resources designed to be presented on an interactive whiteboard can now be shared across a connected classroom and sent to students’ Chromebooks, tablets and laptops using ClassFlow.
Lawmakers in Virginia are working to create another option for students and it doesn't include attending a brick and mortar school. They’re looking to set up a statewide, virtual online public school system but have met some challenges along the way.
Du Quoin CUD 300’s school superintendent, Gary Kelly, is planning to retire at the end of the 2017-18 school year after 24 years in the Illinois district with 21 of them as superintendent.
At a time when businesses struggle to find new employees with the mathematical and technical knowledge they need, maybe we all need to ask if minimum standards are good enough. We need to demand the state fund standards of quality that are more precisely matched to the real needs of real children in this state.
Big changes could be coming to sports in schools across North Carolina, as the State Board of Education is now allowing sixth graders to participate in sports. Local school districts get the final say in whether or not to change school policies. So far, nearly 30 of the 115 Local Education Agencies in the state have decided to allow 6th graders in sports.
Superintendent Wiley J. Dobbs will retire in September 2017 after leading Twin Falls School District the past 14 years. He has spent 45 years with the Idaho district, including 12 years as a student and 33 years as an employee.
Not only have Florida teachers lost significant job security, they lost take-home pay when the state required them to start contributing 3 percent of pay to the retirement system. If the Legislature doesn't learn to show public school teachers more love and respect, then a potential teacher shortage will turn into a chronic problem.
The latest version of Motivis Learning's free campus social community tool, Unity, supports campus community needs with integrated case management, deeper customization and enhanced news options.
Sacramento's mayor-elect, school officials and educators urged voters to approve a parcel tax for Sacramento schools that would generate close to $7 million a year for six years. It calls for a range of uses aimed at the “whole child,” including counseling, tutoring, mentoring, arts, music education and access to diverse support staff.
Green Charge announced that San Diego’s Poway USD has installed more than 6.3 MWh of energy storage at 12 campuses. It is expected to save the district more than $1.6 million over 10 years.