Teachers union president apologizes after 'ugly' remarks caught on video
By Joel Hood Tribune reporter Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis on Monday called US education secretary Arne Duncan to apologize for making a joke about Duncan's lisp in a talk with teachers union leadership in Seattle last month. ...
International Education week prompts multitude of global-based events
Red and Black
In addition to international student activities and learning about opportunities available abroad, the University community can attend a two-day Curriculum Internationalization Grant Showcase, where previous grant winners will present on how they ...
Education budget cuts impact class sizes, teachers and programs
Ball State Daily News
"Im getting my MA because I made it a goal when I began teaching reading," Young said. "Pardon the cliche, but I believe the best 'job security' is being an awesome teacher. Seeking knowledge and perfecting your craft is all part of it. Some teachers ...
Teaching Channel Revolutionizes Teacher Lesson Planning With New Tool
MarketWatch (press release)
Teaching Channel (Tch) is a comprehensive showcase--online and on television--of inspiredteaching in America's public schools. A nonprofit organization, Tch engages teachers across the country to reinvent and revolutionize professional learning ...
ABC Learning rebranded ahead of new standards
We have 1700 staff with no qualifications, and we need to recruit an additional 500 teachers. But we're well down that track. TICKY FULLERTON: As I understand it, 30 per cent of child care workers across the sector don't have any formal qualifications. ...
Kaplan K12 Learning Services and K(12) Partner to Maximize College Preparation
MarketWatch (press release)
Its solutions also provide teachers with robust Kaplan K12 resources and professional development support to impact achievement in their classrooms. Kaplan Test Prep is a division of Kaplan Inc. (http://www.kaplan.com ), a subsidiary of The Washington ...
Govern's Education Forum Scheduled too Early for Teachers
The Governor's education focused town hall meeting is scheduled for 2:30 pm in the Linn-MarLearning Resource Center, but some teachers complain that they won't be able to hear him out. By Scott Raynor The Governor's education forum takes place today ...
US DOE: Georgia one of 11 states seeking No Child waiver
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Just seven weeks after President Obama announced a plan to offer greater flexibility from federaleducation mandates in exchange for a strong commitment to core reforms that boost student achievement, 11 states formally submitted to the US Department ...
Teachers caught on tape bullying special-needs girl
On Monday, Wilt was put on unpaid leave for the rest of the school year, but Cheyanne's family is hoping to prevent her from ever teaching or working with special needs students again. Wilt, who did not respond to requests for an interview, ...
Special education contracts on school board agenda
Watertown Daily Times
Dave Vitale, director of curriculum and instruction, will give an update on the teaching and learningin the district. — Resignations of Tammy Linville, Lincoln school cleaner, effective Nov. 11; Delia Feight, Webster school cleaner, effective Nov. 4. ...
Teachers fight burnout with new ways to adapt
Teaching isn't the job is used to be. Funding cuts, bigger classes, and greater demands appear to be taking their toll. Too many teachers say they are burned out. That's what they told us in an exclusive Eyewitness News poll. ...
Career Education sells division, boosts buybacks
Shares of for-profit vocational school chain Career Education Corp. rose on Monday after the company said that it had sold its Istituto Marangoni business, which provides fashion and design programs, and authorized $100 million for a stock buyback ...
To improve the education system, stop subsidizing private schools
It's important because of what the available research tells us about successful education systems. There is a large body of research indicating that putting strong students in the same class with weaker students creates a better learning situation for ...
John Legend Joins Education Advocacy Group Stand For Children Leadership ...
based Stand for Children Leadership Center and New York City-based Education Equality Project have partnered to create a collaboration in education reform efforts and working to close achievement gaps across the country, the two groups announced today. ...
San Diego teachers union refuses to consider concessions that could prevent ...
But the San Diego Education Association, the union representing the district's teachers, is calling Barnett an alarmist, and is refusing to consider the possibility of a salary cut, shared insurance costs, or the loss of a scheduled seven percent ...
Zimbabwe: Education Sector Stability a Priority
In an attempt to create manpower stability in Polytechnics and Teachers' Colleges as an interim measure, the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education resolved in 2009 that 30 percent of tuition fees be used to pay incentive allowances to both ...
Osbourn Park principal wins 'Oscars of teaching' education award
Foley said the Milken awards, called “the Oscars of teaching,” were established in 1985 to recognize deserving teachers and principals throughout the country, Foley said. “The message is about the critical role that teachers and principals play in our ...
Teachers could get extra development time
Rosemount Town Pages
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District is trying to carve out some extra time forteachers to get better at doing the job of teaching. School board members talked at a Monday night workshop about adding three additional half days per year of ...
RTM Approves Teachers' Contract
But after a 35-minute presentation by Superintendent Jerome Belair, Board of Education Chairman Donald Blevins and School Buisness Manager Ron Melnik, those minds were changed. “This was the single best presentation of a contract I've seen in Waterford ...
Joe Grushecky Talks Working With Springsteen - and Teaching High ...
Joe Grushecky Talks Working With Springsteen - and Teaching High School. 'If you're ... Grushecky had actually worked in education before the band took off in the mid-1970s. ... I financed my rock and roll dreams through special education." ...
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Teachers Union: Lewis' Mocking Of Duncan Was 'Attempt At Humor ...
By Adam Harrington
Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis is apologizing for a mocking remark she made about U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
4 Detrimental Dont's in Higher Education Marketing
By Kyle James
Imagine a prospective college student just starting out on a search for the right institution. This student isn't yet ready to sit down with an admis.
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Jason Richwine: What Happened to Data-Driven Education Reform?
By Jason Richwine
Our report is a long and detailed analysis of salaries, fringe benefits, and job security for current public school teachers, intended to add to the state of knowledge regarding teacher pay and education policy in general. It is exactly the kind of ...
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Feds launch open-source 'Learning Registry' | eSchool News
By staff and wire services reports
A new federal resource will help groups share learning materials and policy recommendations as they strive to improve the quality and availability of learning resources in education. ... Teachers, facing low salaries, opt to moonlight ... “The Registry also allows content developers, curriculum coordinators, principals, counselors, and everyone else who supports good teaching in the classroom to benefit from the combined knowledge of the field.” The project was made possible by a ...
Celebrate International Education Week – UCF Today
... the benefits of learning without borders. UCF's International Education Week runs through Friday, Nov. 19. ... There also will be video conferences with presenters from across the globe who will share their experiences as professors teaching abroad. Events will give students a closer look at ...Morgridge International Reading Center. International Education Week is sponsored by The Collaboration for International Research, Communication and Learning in Education, or CIRCLE. ...