Penn. charter school wants to open a tech-focused high school Oct 31st

Penn. charter school wants to open a tech-focused high school – districtadministration.com Freire Charter School is trying to open a technology and entrepreneurship-focused high school. It’s the first time in seven years that the School District of Philadelphia is accepting applications for new charter schools and Freire, which runs a middle school and high school […]
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WISC-IV Intellectual Profiles in Italian Children With Specific Learning Disorder and Related Impairments in Reading, Written Expression, and Mathematics Oct 30th

WISC-IV Intellectual Profiles in Italian Children With Specific Learning Disorder and Related Impairments in Reading, Written Expression, and Mathematics – ldx.sagepub.com The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders grouped specific learning disabilities in the single diagnostic category of specific learning disorder (SLD), with specifiers for impairments in reading, written expression, […]
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Regardless of grading scale, quality must come first Oct 30th

Regardless of grading scale, quality must come first – districtadministration.com There’s a new education controversy brewing in North Carolina that has nothing to do with teacher pay, budgets or class sizes. It’s much more basic and personal: grades. Read more » Star News   Continue Reading Regardless of grading scale, quality must come first – […]
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3D Competition Challenges Students To Reconstruct Historic Buildings Oct 29th

3D Competition Challenges Students To Reconstruct Historic Buildings – thejournal.com Google, Hartford High School, the State of Vermont and the Preservation Trust of Vermont have come together to launch a unique 3D printing competition for high school students in the state. The competition, Vermont High School Town History in 3D, challenges students to use SketchUp […]
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The Answer Sheet: Does Arne Duncan Think ‘Suburban Moms’ are a Gullible Bunch? Oct 29th

The Answer Sheet: Does Arne Duncan Think ‘Suburban Moms’ are a Gullible Bunch? – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Valerie Strauss Carol C. Burris Source:  The Answer Sheet Education Secretary Arne Duncan (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)   As pushback around the country grows against the standardized testing agenda of school reformers, the Council of Chief State School Officers […]
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Charter school group plans major LA expansion Oct 27th

Charter school group plans major LA expansion – edweek.org   Continue Reading Charter school group plans major LA expansion – edweek.org
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Why Do Americans Rate Their Local Public Schools So Favorably? Oct 27th

Why Do Americans Rate Their Local Public Schools So Favorably? – http://educationnext.org/ Americans assign far higher grades to the public schools in their local community than to the public schools of the nation as a whole.  In the 2014 Education Nextsurvey, for example, 47 percent of the public gave their local public schools a grade of “A” […]
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Edmonds school system exploring districtwide sound enhancement systems Oct 25th

Edmonds school system exploring districtwide sound enhancement systems – districtadministration.com The Washington district is looking further into potentially providing sound enhancement systems for all classrooms in its nearly 40 schools. The Lightspeed REDCAT system currently being used by some schools distributes sound evenly throughout the room. Read more » My Edmonds News   Continue Reading […]
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Florida pilot program will give teens more control over schoolwork, schedule Oct 24th

Florida pilot program will give teens more control over schoolwork, schedule – districtadministration.com Pinellas County will be among 10 districts nationwide receiving a college-ready learning grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The county is establishing five school-within-a-school programs and transforming an intermediate school into an “incubator school” with new technologies and personalized learning. […]
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Montana applies for $40M pre-kindergarten grant Oct 23rd

Montana applies for $40M pre-kindergarten grant – edweek.org   Continue Reading Montana applies for $40M pre-kindergarten grant – edweek.org
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