Business & Finance

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

David Wright, a high school technology teacher in Middletown, Delaware, has never taught reading or math. Even so, the state planned to judge his job performance partly on student test scores in those subjects.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

As part of District Administration's Distinguished Lecture Series for K12 technology executives, we spoke with Scott McLeod, founding director of the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE).

2/23/2012

The Kids In Need Foundation announces the second year of a teacher grants program sponsored by Elmer’s Products Inc. Grants range from $100 to $500.

2/23/2012

The governor contends the state is spending about $10,000 per student, which he believes is enough for public education.

2/23/2012

State Education Commissioner John King announced Wednesday that funding has been restored to five school districts, including Poughkeepsie.

2/23/2012

The decision to suspend the first-year superintendent at the South Conejos School District has angered parents and students and played a partial role in the loss of a $500,000 state grant aimed at improving student achievement.

2/23/2012

Regional Superintendent Gil Morrison called the past few months draining and exhausting.

2/23/2012

Violent crime at the nation's schools is declining, and students and schools are reporting less bullying and gang activity. But new government data reports an increase in cyber bullying and youth suicides.

2/23/2012

The clock is ticking as the Funding Year 2012 Form 471 filing window closes on March 20.

2/22/2012

2/22/2012

As the Chicago School Board gets set to vote on a plan to restructure failing schools, opponents staged a candlelight vigil Monday.

2/22/2012

Wake County schools Superintendent Tony Tata has apologized to two school board members following an email exchange in which he accused them of supporting a community group that attacked his truthfulness last week.

2/22/2012

Bus routes have been cut, summer school eliminated, teachers have lost jobs and taxes have risen.

2/21/2012

2/21/2012

The White House could use a little help from Aretha Franklin to boost its new education initiative. The $5 billion plan aims to elevate the status of America’s teachers, and is dubbed RESPECT — although inspiring that particular sentiment may be wishful thinking.

2/21/2012

More than a thousand Oregon educators, union members and parents rallied at the state capitol today, urging lawmakers to support funding for public schools and social services.

2/21/2012

The U.S. Department of Education recently rolled out its proposal for the RESPECT Project(Recognizing Educational Success, Professional Excellence and Collaborative Teaching).

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