News in Brief: A Washington Roundup
Education Department to Hold Summer Teacher Workshops
The Department of Education will hold six summer workshops for teachers on what it sees as the latest research and strategies for raising student achievement.
Workshops in the Teacher- to-Teacher initiative will cover literacy and reading, mathematics, science, and social studies. The organizers will also offer sessions on the No Child Left Behind Act, special education, English-language learning, and school leadership.
There will also be a program that provides teachers with online professional-development training. The workshops will be held in Cincinnati; Phoenix; Minneapolis; Tampa, Fla.; Bethesda, Md.; and San Jose, Calif.
Registration information is available online at www.ed.gov/teacherinitiative .
Vol. 24, Issue 30, Page 24