National campaigns aimed at decreasing rates of drowning have helped ignite district-level attempts to better educate students about swimming.
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June 18, 2015
March 27, 2015
The leaders of the District of Columbia office of the state superintendent of education said her staff is working to beef up security measures after releasing the private data, including names, birth dates, and disciplinary records.
November 12, 2014
The National Association of Secondary School Principals released a set of recommendations for federal, state and local school officials that outline concrete steps it says will improve policies and practices to protect student data.
October 14, 2014
The trial in the nation's largest cheating scandal is now in its third week. A dozen former educators and administrators face felony racketeering charges for their alleged roles in changing students' test scores to inflate performance and qualify for bonuses.
August 14, 2014
In new report cards released this week—which added the scores of more than 1,500 students—the ratings for 20 Columbus City Schools were lowered.
December 23, 2013
Scores were wrong for only a small fraction of teachers, the school system says, but the president of the Washington Teachers Union says she is "deeply disturbed" by the information.
July 16, 2012
The agency that collects education statistics plans to implement new checking procedures to catch unusual outliers in the data.
April 06, 2012
The districts reported no allegations of sexual harassment, no disciplinary actions as a result of bullying or harassment on the basis of sex, or no students who reported being bullied or harassed on the basis of sex, the American Association of University Women has found.
March 17, 2011
A report from the National Center for Education Statistics report also includes graduation rate and enrollment data.
June 21, 2010
Organizing data teams can help boost achievement in schools, says Douglas Reeves.