One Hoboken411 reader who is a mother - wanted to shed light on some obvious antics going on within the Hoboken school system and Board of Education.
Fourth-grade teacher Theresa Amerine gets her students to participate by raising their hands during class at Cameron Elementary School in West Covina on Wednesday, Nov.
Emily English was a bright and talented high school student with a dilemma: Her scores on the SAT exam were not exactly what she hoped for and she worried it would keep her from getting into a competitive, nationally prestigious university.
Parent objects to book in Buckfield school libraryLewiston Sun JournalDIXFIELD — A parent is objecting to language, drug, alcohol and sex references in a book at the Buckfield Junior-Senior High School library, Regional School Unit 10 Superintendent Tom Ward told directors ... Read more here
Not Enough In a recent survey of school counselors, 89% said that a top mission of U.S. schools is to ensure all high school seniors graduate prepared for a career or college. But only 30% said this was the actual mission of the schools where they work. This mismatch between goals and reality is why education accountability is important. And it’s why the federal government should not retreat from its historic and vital role of ensuring all students get an excellent education, especially Read more here
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E-Mail: email@example.com Monday, May 09, 2011 ISTE Announces winners of 2011 SIG Media Specialist Technology Innovation Award
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) has named the winners of the Special Interest Group (SIG) Media Specialist Technology Innovation Award.
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There is no question we are asking our states, school districts, and schools to do far more with fewer resources. The boom years for public education are over, perhaps best emphasized by the end of the multi-billion-dollar Reading First program years ago. The economic downturn of 2008 and 2009, now coupled with the end of ARRA money for the states means school districts are already pinching the skinniest of pennies.Regardless of whether I am wearing my ed reformer hat, my school board Read more here
There is little question that higher education is a worthwhile investment. We regularly hear about the earning power of that college degree, and how those with a college education out-earn those with just a high school diploma by up to a million dollars over a lifetime. And we can't miss the regular drumbeat of how some form of postsecondary education is necessary in our 21st century economy, and that just a high school diploma will no longer cut it in our knowledge economy.We also realize Read more here
For years now, Eduflack has written about how real, meaningful educational change happens at the state level. Yes, the Feds have the bully pulpit, as evidenced by today's expected White House announcement to provide waivers to those state willing to play ball with regard to AYP and student achievement. But it ultimately falls to individual states to set the agenda, develop the policies, fund the plan, and implement real improvements with fidelity.Programs like Race to the Top help jumpstart Read more here