Instead of lowering the standards, change the standards so that all students are prepared for the world outside high school and not just for the insular world of colleges and universities.
Special education teachers and providers at a Flagstaff school must receive more training by early October or risk a loss in federal funding, Arizona education officials said.
The factors that lead to suicide are extremely complex, and simple lines cannot be drawn between academic stress and young people taking their own lives. But there's been a great deal of soul-searching about the pressures on high school students in the wake of these deaths.
This goes beyond being an educational issue. It is a civil rights issue.
Efforts to revamp the evaluation process were spurred by Utah lawmakers' passage in 2012 of a bill requiring teachers to be ranked on a 4-point scale, with only those earning top rankings eligible for scheduled salary increases.
More independent schools are pushing to redefine what it means to teach health, shattering the stereotype of awkward classes and squirming students.
Video games are essentially complex systems that very young children can learn to navigate very quickly. What if we could leverage the skill with which games teach players to play?
Wyoming was forced to cover the costs of Mammoth Hot Springs students' education in Gardiner after the federal government abruptly announced last year that it could no longer foot the bill for the Yellowstone students, as it had for decades.
State officials have long hoped for voluntary district consolidation. Current proposals would ratchet up the pressure on school districts to move forward.
TabPilot debuted new features for itsTablet Manager MDM suite's iOS version. WIth the new classroom features, teachers can distribute content to iPads for student access through the TabPilot File Locker app. IT administrators can now distribute certificates often needed by school web filters.
The free Practice Quiz resources blog section complements subject learning by providing a range of content to help test-takers succeed on test day and in pursuing their careers through education and professional programs.
Texas Educational Solutions and StudyDog are teaming up to offer Texas schools a summer program to prepare Limited English Proficient (LEP) students for kindergarten and first grade reading. Schools are required by the state to offer LEP programs over the summer recess.
Joseph School District hired Joseph Charter School’s athletic director and sixth-grade teacher, Lance Homan, to take over the district’s superintendent position. He will take over the position from retiring Superintendent Rhonda Shirley.
Idaho should make dual-credit high school programs and community service opportunities more widely available to rural Hispanic students. Solutions don’t need to be dollar-intensive. What’s needed is to find innovative ways to more meaningfully engage parents, community members and local businesses in students’ learning.
Google has announced teacher-focused updates to its Classroom mobile application. Teachers can now create, grade and post assignments and announcements as well as offer students private feedback.