Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 9:03am
The Allentown School Board has approved a curtailment of programs Thursday that eliminates 132 teachers and 12 administrators, pushing the financially challenged district to more than 400 jobs slashed over the past four years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:38am
Nonprofit after-school robotics organization, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) announced the appointment of Sheri McCoy and Bob Tuttle as board of directors co-chairs and Don Bossi to serve as president, effective May 22.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:30am
The Federal Communications Commission has announced that it has hired Michael Steffan as the director of digital learning. In his new role, Steffen will lead initiatives to expand access to broadband internet in schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 9:04am
Cumberland Valley Superintendent William Harner is leaving Cumberland Valley (Pa.) School District to become Secretary of the Pennsylvania State Department of Education. Nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett, the Senate must approve the nomination.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 8:54am
After just six months on the job, interim superintendent Dr. Tom Michaelson says he's stepping down as leader of the Nampa School District. The announcement came at the end of Tuesday night's school board meeting where board members also voted on more cuts to help make up the district's $5.1 million deficit.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 4:18pm
K12 Inc., a provider of proprietary, technology-based curriculum, software, and education services, today announced that James Rhyu will join the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer in early June.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:40am
Teachers in Tacoma Public Schools could be facing the first layoffs from their ranks in many years. The cuts, if they happen, will target only career and technical education (CTE) teachers, and likely no more than 10 of them. But that’s nearly 10 percent of the 108-person CTE teaching staff employed by Tacoma schools.