Daily News

6/26/2012

6/26/2012

 

Drew Brees knows he has a dangerous job. The record-setting quarterback of the New Orleans Saints is eager to make football safer at all levels.

6/26/2012

The U.S. Department of Education has turned down Iowa’s No Child Left Behind waiver request, according to a letter sent to Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass that was made public Thursday.

6/26/2012

China wants inventors and entrepreneurs, but its schools, built around the notorious gaokao exam, are still designed to produce cookie-cutter engineers and accountants.

6/26/2012

Twenty years ago, the country's first charter school opened in Minnesota. This is a momentous anniversary not just for the two million families who now send their children to public charter schools, but for all Americans.

6/25/2012

6/25/2012

ETA hand2mind has unveiled the 16 winners of its “VersaTiles Success Factor Contest,” designed to spotlight how VersaTiles enhances the classroom experience and supports student learning.

6/25/2012

MP4 Player allows for individual and small group digital learning activities to empower students to explore and create curriculum content.

6/25/2012

BenQ America Corp. introduced new 42-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch interactive flat panels (IFPs) with 1920x1080p full HD resolution.

6/25/2012

A panel of special education administrators and clinical experts will share first-hand experiences of their use of telepractice during a free webinar hosted by PresenceLearning on July 12th at 1pm ET.

6/25/2012

Chaotic closures, low test scores and financial struggles have dogged the charter school movement in Missouri.

6/25/2012

Pennsylvania is in a "critical" time for education, according to state Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis.

6/25/2012

A team of data-processing workers inflated Columbus schools’ attendance figures by routinely and purposely removing large numbers of absent students from the rolls, four former district data analysts told The Dispatch.

6/25/2012

The Oakland school district's special-education programs will take a $4.3 million hit next school year under a plan to fix a multimillion-dollar budget shortfall discovered just a month ago.

6/25/2012

When Title IX was signed into law June 23, 1972 by President Richard Nixon, it deemed that no person is to be denied access to an educational program or activity receiving federal assistance on the basis of sex.

6/25/2012

They inspired her and pushed her when she felt like giving up. And when Salma Hussain delivered the valedictory speech at English High School in 2010, she singled out eight teachers who helped her rise to the top just four years after arriving in Boston from Bangladesh, speaking no English.

6/25/2012

Bill Vogel has grave concerns about the future of public education in Florida as he ends nine years at the helm of one of Florida's highest-achieving school districts.

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