Arlington Public Schools plans to distribute a MacBook Air laptop computer to every ninth grader at three high schools this year, school officials said.
The laptops are one of many pilot programs in the county’s school system as it pursues a goal of giving every student a computer by 2017.Read full article >>
Teachers can lose their jobs if their students don’t do well enough on standardized tests. An assistant principal in New York City who secretly changed 11 of his own son’s test scores and class grades received a $7,000 fine but still remains employed by the Education Department.Read full article >>
Florida’s Lee County became on Wednesday night the first school district in the state to vote to opt out of all state-mandated testing, including exams that are being designed to assess student knowledge of new state standards based on the Common Core.Read full article >>