Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 10:34am
Scholastic Inc. and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released Primary Sources: America's Teachers on the Teaching Profession, the second landmark report presenting the results of a national survey of more than 10,000 public school teachers in grades pre-K to 12.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 9:55pm
Once a low performing school, Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy in East Oakland has achieved double-digit gains on the California Standards Tests in English-language arts and mathematics, and is now a nominee for a National Blue Ribbon School.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 9:48pm
To help teachers transition from current classroom instruction to the Common Core State Standards, Kaplan K12 Learning Services and Teach For America are teaming up to provide teachers with instructional resources.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 3:14pm
New York's poorest schools will get a boost from the $132.6 billion state budget passed last week as education aid grows by 4 percent and districts work to stay below the 2 percent tax cap, Moody’s Investors Service said.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 3:09pm
Louisiana teachers have planned another rally for Wednesday at the state Capitol, the day when the key parts of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education reform package try to clear what could be their final hurdle.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 3:03pm
Last week, officials from the Department of Education and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) brought together leaders from the digital education industry to formulate a unified strategy for moving America's K-12 classrooms into the digital age.