While many have argued that the federal government sponsors too many childhood and early learning programs, a recent analysis of federal programs by the Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) indicates otherwise. The new report says investments in early learning are not meeting the needs of families across the nation, and many eligible families are not receiving services.
As superintendent of Illinois’ Kankakee School District, Genevra Walters has transformed a lackluster general ed program into the successful College and Career Academy Classrooms. With the help of technology in these classrooms, Walters has helped close the achievement gap for those students who were not enrolled in gifted or magnet programs.
The Southern Regional Education Board, a nonprofit organization consisting of state legislators, educators and policymakers, has released a report detailing five actions states can take to bridge the computer science education gap and prepare young people for a future engaged in computers and information technology (IT).
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- By Dian Schaffhauser
Multinational telecommunications conglomerate AT&T has opened up applications for its second annual ed tech accelerator. The program is designed for startups offering mobile technology, applications and other services that support students’ educational and career success.
In this week’s blog post, a third grade teacher in a public school provides a clear example of what our blog, "Reinventing Curriculum" is all about. Mr. Gabriel DellaVecchia has used 1-to-1 in an imaginative, productive, and effective manner. What the children in his class accomplished is absolutely inspiring!
- By Gabriel DellaVecchia
A California lawmaker is taking steps he hopes will fight fake news, the Associated Press and other news outlets are reporting. Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez introduced a bill this week to help high schools teach students to distinguish real news from fake.
Banking behemoth JP Morgan Chase & Co. has awarded $20 million in grants to 10 states to build comprehensive career and technical education (CTE) systems in collaboration with industries in their states.
The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), that state’s student assessment system, on Monday announced it would begin using the Desmos calculator for online testing.