The regional partnerships among school districts, research organizations, private companies, and other groups are emerging around the world to address educational challenges.
At a time when school library services in many big cities are feeling squeezed, the Big Apple's declines are steeper than most, advocates say.
An apparent fracture has opened up between two major players in the increasingly edgy teacher education field, with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education approving a resolution stating that there is a “crisis of confidence” toward the national accreditor for teacher colleges.
Amid a national push to expand early education, officials in a number of cities work to combat chronic nonattendance among preschoolers, seen as a warning sign of issues in the later grades.
At one California school, the threat of parental options under the law allowed them to negotiate a formal agreement with school officials on key issues.
In a new book, Robert Putnam, the author of Bowling Alone, contends that a growing share of low-income children are growing up without the community supports that bolstered earlier generations.
Advocates aim to broaden the influence of California's contentious statute, which gives parents a tool to push major changes at low-performing schools.
A still-nascent effort is under way to shift school district budgeting to a multi-year, collaborative process that has finance and academic officials working in tandem.
Any rewrite of the outdated No Child Left Behind Act will need a new name that captures both its policy essence and the public's attention.
Hands-on, technology-enhanced learning can help students become more interested and involved in the political process, writes Jean MacCormack.
New Hampshire schools demonstrate how competency-based education offers a positive, skills-based approach to standards learning, writes Ronald A. Wolk.
A fraternity at Penn State University has been suspended as authorities investigate allegations that members of the group maintained a private Facebook page where they allegedly posted photos of partially naked women, hazing and drugs.Read full article >>
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Maine lawmakers have approved a bill that seeks to ensure the state keeps it's No Child Left Behind waiver.
Three Morgan State University football players were wounded in a stabbing incident Tuesday afternoon on the campus in Baltimore, a university spokesman said.Clinton Coleman, the spokesman, said he was told the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. One player was cut across the chest, he said, a second was sliced in the arm and a third in the cheek. All were taken to a local hospital for treatment.Read full article >>