Feed aggregator

D.C. schools chancellor gets first pay raise since her hire, earns $284,000

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:54pm
The D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a 3 percent pay raise for Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, increasing her salary to $284,000, the first increase Henderson has received since she took the job in 2011.Read full article >>






Categories: Education News

Districts' Boys-Only Programs Prompt Legal Questions

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:52pm
Amid new efforts to boost outcomes for black and Latino boys, some civil rights advocates question if districts are violating federal protections meant to ensure educational quality for girls.
Categories: Education News

Body Cameras on School Police Spark Student Privacy Concerns

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:50pm
A rise in the use of the recording devices is prompting districts to weigh both accountability and privacy issues.
Categories: Education News

Digital-Simulation Game on U.S. Slave Experience Sparks Debate

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:48pm
An award-winning, publicly funded digital learning game that asks middle school students to assume the role of a black slave in 1800s America is prompting debate about when and how to employ the power of interactive technology to teach about painful eras of history.
Categories: Education News

Discontent With K-12 Agenda Helps Force Chicago's Emanuel Into Runoff

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:47pm
To win a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a rival who is strongly backed by the city's influential teachers' union.
Categories: Education News

New Look at Suspension Data Pinpoints Disparities

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:46pm
Minorities and students with disabilities are disciplined at a disproportionate rate, researchers say, and there are wide variations among states and districts.
Categories: Education News

New Teachers' Academic Ability on the Rise, N.Y. Study Shows

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:46pm
The average combined math and verbal SAT scores of new teachers in New York state schools rose over the last decade, a new study finds.
Categories: Education News

Objections Spread to AP U.S. History Rewrite

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:45pm
Policymakers in at least four states are pushing back on the revised framework for teaching AP U.S. history.
Categories: Education News

The Problem With Our School Boards

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:45pm
Dysfunctional school boards make it difficult for school districts to hold on to good superintendents, argues John Mannes.
Categories: Education News

Making K-12 'Innovation' Live Up to Its Hype

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:45pm
Educational technology is booming, but its innovators have largely ignored the science behind how children learn, writes Matthew Muench.
Categories: Education News

Seeking Clarity in Charter School Governance

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:41pm
Students would benefit from a well-defined, but limited governmental role in schools, write Paul T. Hill and Ashley Jochim.
Categories: Education News

Teacher Tenure: An Innocent Victim of Vergara v. California

Education Week - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:40pm
School administrators, not teacher-tenure laws, are responsible for "ineffective" educators, writes former teacher and principal David Finley.
Categories: Education News

Teaching teenagers is hard enough, imagine doing it blind

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:39pm
Teaching teenagers is hard enough. But just imagine teaching them blind.That’s what Kathy Nimmer — an Indiana English teacher and finalist for 2015 National Teacher of the Year — has been doing for more than two decades.Read full article >>






Categories: Education News

Chris Christie’s bold plan to remake public schools is running into trouble

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:33pm
NEWARK — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) went on a publicity blitz when he vowed to fix this city’s struggling schools with the most expansive reengineering of urban education anywhere in the country.Read full article >>






Categories: Education News

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Position | District Medical Group Inc. (DMG)

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:53pm
US - AZ - Phoenix, The Pediatric Emergency Division of DMG (District Medical Group Inc.) is recruiting for a BC/BE PEM physician to join the Pediatric Emergency Department at Maricopa Medical Center’s Arizona Children’
Categories: Jobs

The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 24-March 2, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:18pm
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.






Categories: Education News

Middle School Group Teacher: 7th Grade | City and Country School

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:09pm
US - NY - New York, QUALIFICATIONS Masters degree or equivalent Minimum two-years teaching middle or high school-aged children Experience with and affection for the age range Experience with teaching language art
Categories: Jobs
Syndicate content
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter FaceBook.png rss_0.gif