How many standardized tests will Hoosier students face in the coming years as Indiana puts new academic standards into place?
Two little girls dressed in bright pink shirts sat together at a preschool-sized table in the corner of their classroom. They had a beaker of baking soda, an eye dropper loaded with pink paint and a jar of wAdd Newater.…
In a major shift from previous testing and assessment methods, public schools in Alabama will begin using the ACT suite of tests later this month to determine student achievement and progress, the Alabama State Department of Education announced Wednesday.
Democratic leadership announced a proposal Wednesday to spend $200 million over 10 years on enhancing pre-kindergarten programs at public schools throughout the state.
Four years ago, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Delaware would receive $116 million in federal money, the first funds in a huge federal stimulus and school improvement program called Race to the Top.
An HISD investigation found that three teachers atAtherton Elementary School were involved in cheating related to high-stakes student exams last year, the district announced Wednesday.
Looks as if the bad old days of “social promotion” are returning to New York City public schools. The de Blasio administration Wednesday scrapped the results of standardized exams as the chief measure for determining promotions in grades 3 through 8.
A substitute teacher in New Hampshire chooses not to work at a school after being instructed to unfriend students on Facebook. A Wisconsin teacher asks his students to follow elected officials on Twitter and report back on what they tweet.
Gov. Sam Brownback praised the financial part of the state Legislature’s bill to resolve the school finance crisis, but would not say whether he agrees with a part of the bill designed to strip teachers of rights to due process…
More than a million children attend public schools in New York City. About 780,000 of them are poor enough to qualify for a free or reduced-price lunch. Getting into the program requires somepaperwork, which is a burden but not a…
The U.S. Department of Education has created a family and community-engagement model that it hopes school districts and schools nationwide will use to establish and strengthen family-school partnerships to increase student achievement.
I’D like to tell you what was wrong with the tests my students took last week, but I can’t. Pearson’s $32 million contract with New York State to design the exams prohibits the state from making the tests public and…
Police anticipate a time-consuming investigation of the events leading to the stabbings of 21 students and a security guard at Franklin Regional Senior High School yesterday, Murrysville police chief Thomas Seefeld said this morning.
“Failure is not an option. It’s a requirement,” explained Jennifer Mickelson, teacher at Newport Heights Elementary, as her students finalized parachutes for launch.
At Miami Carol City Senior High in Florida, a handful of teachers, administrators and coaches are gathered around a heavy wooden table in a conference room dubbed the "War Room," looking through packets of information about several students.
Reading and math proficiency for students attending private, mostly religious schools in Milwaukee with the help of taxpayer-funded vouchers ticked up in 2013 from 2012, according to the latest state standardized test score results.