Study Groups is a new social experience that will help students tackle their toughest assignments with their friends and classmates, whether it's figuring out logistics, sharing resources or providing pointers. Students can also create groups focused on academic topics.
Under the proposal, students and parents would report bullying and other incidents to their schools. After a 15-day window, they could move to other public schools or receive scholarships to attend private schools.
In September, New York’s Board of Regents voted to revise the standardsand drop the Common Core name in favor of “Next Generation Learning Standards.”
Students should be ready for any post-high school path, and right now, the education system may be overemphasizing college readiness, respondents said. More emphasis should be placed on preparing teenagers who will join the workforce after high school.
Superintendent James Roberts will retire at the end of this school year after serving the Virginia district in the position for eight years. Since he first came to Chesapeake in 1995, he has served as budget director and assistant superintendent.
The ACLU has released a report detailing the extent of an over-policing of schools problem in Missouri—and what citizens can do to combat it. Perhaps most startlingly, the ACLU found the state has the largest disciplinary disparity in the nation between black and white elementary school students.
When board members heard that the number of students who have left LAUSD schools was even worse than they’d been told, they wanted to know what was being done. Launching the unified enrollment system, offering a broader range of school options and reducing absences are in the plans to combat the losses.
The Urban School Food Alliance, a coalition of the largest U.S. school districts will expand its membership to 10 with the addition of Clark County School District in Las Vegas, The School District of Philadelphia and Baltimore City Public Schools.
The word "interim" has been erased and now Michael Morris is the permanent superintendent for the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District. He has served as acting and then interim superintendent since last fall. He replaced Maria Geryk, who resigned mid-contract.
All the public schools are without electricity, and more than half don't have water. More than 100 are still functioning as shelters. But Puerto Rico's secretary of education, Julia Keleher, says schools that are open are serving as connection points for communities.
A group of lawmakers unveiled legislation that would protect Title IX after recent rollbacks by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. The new legislation would codify into law three Title IX guidances that were created during the Obama, George W. Bush and Clinton administrations.
The Florida district, the tenth largest U.S. school district, has selected Skyward’s Student Management Suite (SMS 2.0) as its new SIS partner to streamline data accessibility and improve student achievement.
Studies conducted over the last couple of years on the financial acumen of young people arrived at the same basic conclusion—they don't know enough. It's a problem for them individually, and as they move into a financially complex world they will come to dominate demographically, it's a potential problem for the nation.
As the principal who changed two low-performing and violent Philadelphia high schools into safe spaces focused on learning, Linda Cliatt-Wayman developed a program of high expectations.
Wisconsin educators say the two-year state budget signed this fall by Gov. Scott Walker is the most school-friendly they’ve seen since he was elected in 2010. After years of cuts or freezes, the 2017-19 budget includes a $636 million increase in K12 spending.