Education Newswire (Page 7)

Education Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Education. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 54,513 in Education

  1. Ritz proposes 1-year hold on lower A-F school gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Education Week

    State schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz asked the Indiana Board of Education on Wednesday to not give lower A-F performance grades to schools for a year because of an expected drop in student standardized test scores. Ritz proposed to board members that individual schools receive an updated A-F grade only if it was improved from the grade given in 2014.

    Comment?

  2. This Supreme Court case will decide the fate of unions in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | MarketWatch

    ... union members than in 2013. Those issues all date back to the 1977 Supreme Court case Abood v. Detroit Board of Education. In the 1977 case, collective bargaining was upheld, along with forced dues collection, even if members disagreed with the ...

    Comment?

  3. Cover MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Nation

    My new Nation column is called "Why Do Journalists Take Delusional Presidential Candidates So Seriously?" and was written even before Donald Trump made things far stupider. You can find it here .

    Comment?

  4. Slant 7-2-2015Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Eugene Weekly

    Civic Stadium's fiery destruction this week is a shocking loss for our community and this disaster is particularly painful since so much money, time, energy and love went into saving the beloved grandstand from the bulldozer.

    Comment?

  5. Seton Hall University President A. Gabriel Esteban Honored as...Read the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    Celebrating naturalized U.S. citizens whose contributions are vital to the fabric of our nation and the strength of our democracy this July 4th At Seton Hall, I work to ensure that today's young Americans - many of whom come from immigrant families - receive an education that will allow them to realize their own hopes and aspirations. In celebration of Independence Day, Seton Hall University President A. Gabriel Esteban has been recognized as a "Great Immigrant" by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

    Comment?

  6. Ohio replaces controversial school testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TheCourier.com

    ... Research (AIR) starting next spring, Richard Ross, superintendent of public instruction at the Ohio Department of Education, said Wednesday. The partnership's tests have drawn heavy criticism over the past year as teachers and administrators claimed ...

    Comment?

  7. Ohio is moving forward with new standardized testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WKSU-FM Kent

    Gov. John Kasich made a record number of vetoes before signing the new budget Tuesday night. But it's what he left in the legislation that's forcing the Ohio Department of Education to make a quick change when it comes to standardized tests.

    Comment?

  8. Metro teachers unhappy with new discipline planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    AND WHAT IS BEHIND THE CONTROVERSIAL CHANGE PROPOSED IN THE LAST COUPLE OF HOURS. NPAUL, THERE WAS AN AUDIT OF THE DISCIPLINE SYSTEM, WE LEARNED THAT IT WAS NOT ALWAYS THE SAME FROM SCHOOL TO SCHOOL.

    Comment?

  9. Mid Valley hires new superintendentRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Times-Tribune

    ... his departure. Originally from Dunmore, Mr. Sheehan graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a secondary education certificate in French. For seven years, he taught French at both Delaware Valley and Lakeland before attending Marywood ...

    Comment?

  10. Supremes to judge affirmative actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    In any other context - say, that of a left-leaning plaintiff in an important U.S. Supreme Court case - this would be unacceptable. But Slate magazine's take on the Court's agreement to take up affirmative action again is all about demonizing the woman at the center of the case.

    Comment?

  11. Idaho education department releases new test scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Greenwich Citizen

    Idaho students scored higher taking new standardized tests compared with the national benchmarks used to measure English language arts and math proficiency. Scores were supposed to be released June 5, but a delay with the vendor pushed the release date back several weeks.

    Comment?

  12. Attorneys seek to challenge California's new school vaccination lawRead the original story

    Wednesday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Opponents of California's new law tightening school vaccination rules said on Wednesday they had put together a team of attorneys to challenge the measure, which was prompted by a measles outbreak at Disneyland that sickened more than 100 people. The lawyers are strategizing ways to seek an injunction against the law, signed on Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, said Melissa Floyd, a spokeswoman for the California Coalition for Health Choice.

    Comment?

  13. Ritz proposes 1-year hold on lower A-F school gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    State schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz asked the Indiana Board of Education on Wednesday to not give lower A-F performance grades to schools for a year because of an expected drop in student standardized test scores. Ritz proposed to board members that individual schools receive an updated A-F grade only if it was improved from the grade given in 2014.

    Comment?

  14. Glenda Ritz proposes hold on lower A-F school gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Indianapolis Star

    State schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz asked the Indiana Board of Education on Wednesday to not give lower A-F performance grades to schools for a year because of an expected drop in student standardized test Glenda Ritz proposes hold on lower A-F school grades State schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz asked the Indiana Board of Education on Wednesday to not give lower A-F performance grades to schools for a year because of an expected drop in student standardized test Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1LVP64S Glenda Ritz, who has faced pressure from Governor Mike Pence, speaks during a press conference at the Indiana Statehouse on April 30, 2015.

    Comment?

  15. Corrections for Thursday, July 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Star Tribune

    The barbershop quartet consists of Robert DuSold, Joel Liestman, Robert O. Berdahl and James Ramlet. Wednesday incorrectly described a new rule limiting time students spend on nonstate standardized tests.

    Comment?

  16. Opposition to Douglas County school voucher programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Denver Post

    ... The Colorado Supreme Court's ruling against the Douglas County school voucher plan was a great victory for public education and religious liberty, the right of taxpayers not to be compelled to support religious institutions. The ruling lined up ...

    Comment?

  17. Why the culture wara s losers shouldna t retreat from public lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Religion News Service

    A man watches the skyline of Manhattan as the Empire State Building is lit in rainbow colors during the celebration of the annual Gay Pride Parade in New York on Sunday . Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-LUPFER-COLUMN, originally transmitted on July 1, 2015.

    Comment?

  18. a PTSD vaccine for soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boston.com

    Researchers randomized members of the 82nd Airborne Division to receive either a didactic presentation on stress management or "stress inoculation training," which consisted of breathing training and real-time respiratory/heart-rate feedback. In a subsequent combat simulation, the "inoculated" participants exhibited an improved physiological response.

    Comment?

  19. The Falling Fortunes of Apollo Education GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Tucson Weekly

    ... bad thing when they lose their jobs. That's a big part of the story behind the layoffs at the Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix. The Republic has an article about the layoffs that's full of facts ...

    Comment?

  20. Nationals-Braves discussion thread: Game 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    On a rainy night in Atlanta - though how rainy remains to be seen - Doug Fister is scheduled to pitch against Braves rookie Doug Wisler in the second game of the three-game series. Fister threw seven scoreless innings in his last outing, in which he induced more fly balls than usual, but had little trouble.

    Comment?