Following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the nation's leading school safety organization is calling for increased patrols at schools nationwide, but also to include elementary, private and charter schools.
The Oklahoma State School Board Association (OSSBA), an association dedicated to promoting quality education for the children of Oklahoma through training and information services to school board members, today announces a partnership with Aspex Solutions, the providers of AppliTrack Recruiting, the leading online hiring system for K12 organizations.
Tools4ever, the market leader in Identity and Access Management (IdM) solutions, is pleased to announce that during the previous quarter several secondary schools and universities have chosen to implement User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA) to improve security and efficiency of their user account management for staff, students, and parents.
For Broward parents, sorting through the more than 60 public school magnet programs now available — options as varied as architecture or marine science, ranging from kindergarten to high school — might seem like a daunting task. But with the help of school open houses, informative online web chats, and the time remaining before the Feb. 13 application deadline, finding the right program can be easy, experts say.
Trustees in the Sacramento City Unified School District will begin discussions this week on closing what one official said is a "significant" number of under-enrolled schools, nearly a year after the school board wrangled over closing three elementary campuses and ultimately voted to close just one.
Superintendent Erroll Davis proposes forming Atlanta Public Schools’ own police force, as other metro Atlanta districts have done. Armed school resource officers would replace school security now provided by Atlanta police officers.
The Baltimore school system is paying bonuses to teachers and administrators at struggling schools that reduce suspensions, drawing criticism from union leaders who say the program could provide a financial incentive to ignore problems and jeopardize school safety.
Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker and a presumptive candidate for mayor of New York, laid out a vision for improving the city’s schools in a speech on Tuesday in which she emphasized an increased focus on literacy, using accomplished teachers as mentors and extending the school day for many students.
observe4success, a leading provider of classroom observation and walkthrough software is thrilled to announce that it has kicked off 2013 with numerous exciting product enhancements to its fully customizable teacher observation platform.
Psychologist and father of an adult son with autism, Robert A. Naseef, Ph.D., combines his personal experiences and professional background to share insight into the complex care of children and families affected by autism in his latest book, Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together.
On January 13th, Megan Berkle, a high school biology teacher from Huntington Park, California, will join the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation to survey coral reefs of the Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.