The developer is awarding the first of a year-long $250,000 grant program to Monroe Public Schools. Each month of 2014, Video Insight will award a school or college the equipment necessary to implement a video surveillance solution.
State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery told lawmakers that she supports legislation that would delay evaluating teachers on new Common Core student assessments for two years until the 2016-2017 school year.
Because magnets are fully part of public school systems – their teachers are unionized and they follow district rules, while charters are run by private entities and are typically not unionized – reviving them is seen as part of an effort to save public schools.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals released recommendations on how to best assist school leaders with the challenges they face with widespread state adoption of new teacher evaluation systems.
The 69th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, to be held March 15–17 in Los Angeles, will include over 350 sessions on ideas and best practices, including general sessions with Sir Ken Robinson, Daniel Pink and Russell Quaglia.