District Dossier Blog
The Obama administration on Tuesday released the comprehensive emergency guidelines for school districts it had first promised after the school shootings last December in Newtown, Conn.
(June 19, 2013)
Curriculum Matters Blog
DIPLOMAS COUNT 2013
• NEW REPORT Diplomas Count 2013
Parent-engagement efforts, part of many preschool programs, are intended to create a core of involved and assertive parents to advocate for their children and to partner with educators. (June 19, 2013)
COMMENTARY: Sheryl Boris-Schacter
This Spotlight examines recent efforts to involve parent groups in district decisionmaking. The collection of articles also looks at ways groups are introducing the common-core standards to parents and how schools are using digital tools to improve parent communications. Download now for free.
Leadership 360 Blog
Three students who dropped out of Chicago high schools found a path to graduation at a Youth Connection Charter School—a network of schools that specializes in serving recovered dropouts or students at high risk of not earning a diploma.
A new proposal unveiled by the president includes an ambitious overhaul of the federal E-rate program to ensure universal broadband access and updated technology in the nation's classrooms. (June 13, 2013)
Industry & Innovation
MARKETPLACE K-12 BLOG
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The trouble with NCTQ’s ratings of teacher-prep programs (06/19 11:42 am)
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In the News: Byrd-Bennett, Lewis offer divergent visions (06/19 10:25 am)
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