Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise.
State schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan will host representatives from Michigan’s charter school authorizers today.
Last year, James Hammond, the superintendent of the Montclair-Ontario Unified School District in the Inland Empire, was paid $492,077. Jonathan Eagan, the principal of a junior high school in the Bay Area city of Martinez made $279,669.
Several changes will be made to New Mexico’s teacher evaluation system to give schools more flexibility and address data reporting mistakes that caused flawed evaluations this spring, Education Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera said Friday.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has found an ally in the U.S. Department of Justice for its lawsuit charging that the state abdicated its obligation to ensure all students classified as English learners get extra instructional services to become fluent in English. The lawsuit, filed in April 2013, is set for a one-day trial next week in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Principal Joshua VanderJagt of Ogden International School has asked to be reassigned after an incident arose in recent months involving anti-Semetic bullying between students at the school.
A rival organization is sharply disputing a recent study from the University of Arkansas’s School Choice Demonstration Project purporting to show that charter schools are vastly more efficient at achieving higher test scores.
As part of the Obama Administration’s historic commitment to ensure that all students attending Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools receive an effective education delivered to them by tribes, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn announced this week that the BIE will fund $2.5 million in Sovereignty in Indian Education competitive grants.
A middle school teacher in Muscatine, Iowa has created a mechanism to thwart would-be school shooters that is so deceptively simple it just might work.
The state Public Education Department on Thursday released the 2014 grades for New Mexico’s public schools.