Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:56am
When a handful of states revolted against the No Child Left Behind education program last year, Idaho was helping lead the charge. So why is the state now among those last in line for a federal waiver to get out from under the law's toughest requirements?
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:52am
A more well-rounded curriculum with less focus on a single test. Higher academic standards and more difficult classwork. Continued cuts to extracurricular and other activities because of the tough economy.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 5:00pm
The Center for American Progress (CAP) has released a new report entitled “Do schools challenge our children” which seems particularly interesting on the heels of the Minnesota Board of Education releasing proficiency test ratings yesterday.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 4:55pm
Ohio Schools Superintendent Stan Heffner acted improperly when he testified last year in favor of legislation that benefited a private education company that he planned to work for, according to an Ohio inspector general's report released today.