Just one in four children in Kentucky is prepared for kindergarten, according to preliminary data presented to the Kentucky Board of Education.
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The Florida Board of Education has adopted a new strategic plan that envisions about 17 percent of one-time public school students attending either charters or using taxpayer-funded vouchers to attend private schools by the 2017-18 school year.
School officials have formally approved a one-year agreement for evaluating principals in the Los Angeles Unified School District, but the head of the administrators union also asserted that principals will be overburdened by a new teacher-evaluation system.
A San Francisco Unified School District administrator urged teachers to re-evaluate whether to offer summer school to special education students as a way to cut costs, a move that special education teachers and attorneys say violates federal regulations.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s hand-picked choice to head the Chicago public schools, Jean-Claude Brizard, has resigned just three weeks after the end of the city’s first teachers strike in a quarter century.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association has announced the launch of a new online database intended to help policymakers, researchers, corporate and philanthropic investors, and educators keep track of developments in state-level policy directly affecting the realm of educational technology.