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January 07, 2015
January 02, 2015
Between 64 and 77 percent of students with disabilities scored at the lowest level on the tests, which are given in math and English/language arts.
January 02, 2015
The former Florida governor is stepping away from the group he founded in 2008 that has grown to be one of the most influential K-12 advocacy groups in the country.
December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
December 19, 2014
Why ask kids to take a test when they can a movie and masterfully show synthesis of many skills and content at once? AP Literature and Composition students tasked with showing their knowledge of satire create short movies to tie in technology skills, writing skills and reading skills. Peers provide feedback.
December 03, 2014
LAUSD officials originally planned for all 900-plus city schools to receive iPads by the end of 2014, but the latest setback means just 79 schools will have devices this school year.
December 02, 2014
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines confirmed that the FBI took 20 boxes of evidence related to the district's ambitious 1-to-1 computing initiative.
November 24, 2014
The state was the second to lose its NCLB waiver after Washington state, and it is the first state to reclaim a lost NCLB waiver.
November 03, 2014
Superintendent John White announces that students in elementary and middle school will take the exam on paper, rather than on computer, this academic year.
October 30, 2014
A new study of districts' common-core implementation finds that instructional materials purchased from businesses are less likely to be used in classrooms than teacher-developed curricula.