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.
Fairfax is the largest school system in Virginia with more than 186,000 students. School board member Ryan McElveen, a proponent behind the amendment, said the proposal is designed to bring a "new age of respect," for transgender individuals.
Education is dominated by disputes over priorities, largely because of politics and limited funding. Some people, for example, think arts instruction is financial quicksand, while some believe that sports don’t belong in the schools.
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.
The state Education Department asked that AIMS test irregularities at seven Arizona schools be investigated, saying some students' answers on 2014 tests were changed to correct answers at a higher-than-normal rate. The potential consequences for the schools range from lower state letter grades to loss of high-performance funds.
A new study from Sweden finds that teens who received medical treatment for obesity were far less likely to graduate from high school than their slimmer peers. Fifty-six percent of the obese students finished all 12 years of schooling compared with 76 percent of their classmates.
With about a month left in the legislative session and the fate and finances of charter schools still to be decided, lobbyists backing charter schools are on track to outspend last year's total with over $330,000 in the first quarter of 2015. Only about 1.5 percent of Connecticut school children — about 8,000 — attend the state's 22 public charter schools.
The Bigfoot Line Array is a loud, powerful, battery-powered portable sound system designed by Anchor Audio, Inc. to provide a portable solution for large events.
Students in grades 3-12 could be excused from taking a state test and schools no longer would be penalized in accountability reports for students who do not take the test under a proposed bill.