Google Inc. (GOOG)’s new investment arm has $300 million in fresh capital to put to work this year and is starting the dealmaking with its first foray into Web education. Google Capital, established by the search company to back late-stage…
Dr. Ayers used real struggles of high school students to carry the message that every student and faculty member deals with different types of challenges.
Lawmakers in the Iowa House have approved an anti-bullying measure that would emphasize teacher training standards.
TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez says he will fight an effort by Governing Board memberMichael Hicks to lower the threshold amount to require board approval on consultant contracts. Hicks’ move comes on the heels of a consultant with ties to Sanchez being awarded…
California schools are racing to add computers and improve Internet access in preparation for the debut next school year of state computerized assessments for students.
A non-profit organization that promotes taxpayer-paid scholarships to private schools says it got the phone numbers of families it targeted with robocalls last week from a private vendor, not the state Department of Education.
Louisiana’s most powerful business advocacy group and the Council for a Better Louisiana said they will work to beat back any efforts to remove, dilute or delay the new Common Core public education standards for the state.
As school districts across Arizona continue to cope with dwindling budgets, new research examines the impact of class size and the role that crowded classrooms can play in students' educational outcomes.
A state Senate public education panel decided Wednesday to give its members a week to consider a “compromise” offered as a way to address criticism of the Common Core education standards without asking teachers to suddenly abandon them.
Bringing back specials like art, music and PE in the Sierra Vista Unified School District is a no-brainer, despite a steep price tag, but the details of how to do that could make for one of the school board’s toughest decisions in months.
A set of national educational standards being taught in Wyoming schools would face new scrutiny under a bill endorsed by the state House Education Committee on Monday night.
A couple hundred high school students from across Arizona are competing against one another to create a mobile app to benefit Gilbert’s public safety department.
Parents and teachers flooded into the Capitol on Wednesday for a fiery debate on whether Kansas should drop or hold onto its current education standards. In a packed room, the House Education Committee weighed the pros and cons of the Common…
If Arizona wants stronger economic growth, it needs to focus on its college attainment rate, says George Hammond, a research professor and the associate director of the Economic and Business Research Center in the University of Arizona’s Eller College of…
The Common Core State Standards in Wisconsin would begin to be replaced within a year by new academic standards created by a new state board comprised of educators and parents under legislation introduced Tuesday by Republican lawmakers.