Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 12:44pm
Superintendent of Wiseburn (Calif.) School District has been recognized for improving academic performance by collaborating with local universities and corporations, and for leading the push for Wiseburn to have its own high school.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 12:37pm
What should districts consider when selecting a digital parent engagement platform? If you can be a source, please follow the link to contact us.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 1:50pm
States and school districts could win some authority back from the federal government under a controversial update to the Elementary and Secondary Schools Act (ESEA) passed in July by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 11:13am
Professional associations have a reputation for being averse to both change and risk, but they have started to look ahead and almost start from scratch to attract more diverse members and retain the ones they have.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 11:05am
Some schools buying new playground equipment are allowing for “perceived risk”—meaning, students sense some danger as they climb, slide and leap, but the chance of serious injury remains low.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 10:25am
Over the past 10 years, New Orleans schools have gone from being some of the lowest performing in the country to becoming a working laboratory for a bold experiment in restructuring an urban public school system.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 3:53pm
Instead of sending students to the principal’s office or worse—calling police into classrooms to deal with disorderly conduct—schools can equip their teachers with tools proven to create safe, supportive learning environments and defuse disruption.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 3:29pm
Having come up through the ranks, from band director and assistant principal to principal, superintendent, and, in 2009, to Kentucky’s commissioner of education, Holliday has seen first-hand how schools and districts can get on track for success.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:21am
In districts urban and rural, superintendents and school boards are getting input from teachers, IT personnel, and lawyers to craft social media policies that can prevent misuse but not interfere with free speech.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 9:36am
Teacher evaluation may be the hottest—and most divisive—topic in education right now. From Florida to Missouri and Nevada to Minnesota, state legislatures are debating bills that would tie teacher assessment to student achievement.