Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 2:10pm
Teachers in New York State will soon be banned from grading their own students’ state standardized tests, a Board of Regents committee decided on Monday, part of an effort to curtail cheating on the high-stakes exams.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 5:22pm
A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education law, the Education Department said Thursday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 4:50pm
St. Bernard Parish's public schools continued their upward trajectory last spring by making it into the top 15 scoring districts in the state, according to baseline state performance scores released Wednesday that combine test results, attendance records and dropout data from the two previous school years.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 2:36pm
School performance scores in New Orleans continued their steady climb this year, even as Louisiana's new letter grade system kicked in for the first time and slapped a majority of the city's schools with a D or worse, underscoring how far New Orleans will still need to go before it achieves a top-rated public education system.
For several years, Superintendent Roel Gonzalez of the Rio Grande City Consolidated (Texas) Independent School District has taken responsibility not only for student learning but also for the health of each student.