News Update

Flanagan receives Distinguished Service Award from NASBE

What's new with the country's top K12 leaders.

Student Success Act heads to the Senate

Bill to revise ESEA would eliminate the adequate yearly progress measures of No Child Left Behind

30 states already teaching some Common Core

But education agencies are “struggling” to find resources to train teachers and principals, report says

Budget cuts mean more fees for students

Districts requiring parents to pay fees for their children’s textbooks, lab materials, and after-school activities

Detroit bankruptcy weighs on already struggling schools

Schools facing extreme drops in enrollment, multi-million dollar budget deficit

Colorado district first to use market-based pay

Douglas County (Colo.) School District restructuring the pay scale so positions most in demand get paid more

Report warns against neglecting humanities

“The Heart of Matter” urges educators to keep literature, foreign languages, history, art, and civics as priorities

People Watch: Thornton named first African-American male NPTA leader

What's new with the country's top K12 leaders.

"Walls to Windows" immerses students in technology

Westfield (N.J.) Public Schools planning to create connected, collaborative learning community

Texas truancy law challenged

Texas adult courts saw about 113,000 truancy cases against children ages 12 through 17 in 2012—more than double the number of truancy cases prosecuted in the other 49 states combined

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