(W.Va) Students in a West Virginia school district are learning techniques to confront a school shooter as a last resort, a tactic that deeply divides school safety experts.CONTINUE READING
(Wash.) Shifting public opinion regarding harsh punishment for minor offences has forced schools in recent years to critically examine their suspension policies, causing many to ease their heavy handed approaches.
(Calif.) Despite school districts statewide complaining about a shortage of credentialed applicants, a new report shows enrollment in teacher preparation programs in California continues to decline.
(Calif.) With the advance of the Common Core State Standards, policy makers throughout the country have struggled in recent years to identify reliable methods to measure how well a non-college bound student is prepared for the work force.
(Calif.) Amid much uncertainty, some of the state’s most severely disabled students begin field testing an alternate academic performance assessment aligned to the Common Core this spring.
(Tenn.) As the cost and challenge of preparing college-ready students escalates and puts new burdens on higher education – one lawmaker is proposing that districts should pay for remedial courses high school graduates must take in college.
(Calif.) A newly-created state agency whose role in overseeing school accountability and performance may prove critical in years to come is set to hold its first meeting today with the adoption of bylaws and consideration of staff.
(Calif.) A comprehensive, real-time student survey is providing school administrators with valid data that helps them incorporate broad-based pupil perspective into policies and programs -- something researchers say is connected to improved academic outcomes.