Superintendent of schools weighs in on key education findings amid the pandemic

[ad_1] Teachers and students nationwide returned to classrooms for in-person instruction just weeks before the end of the academic year.  For the 2021-2022 school year most schools will proceed with full in-person learning and are bracing for an uncertain future of learning. Results of a recent survey, done by the tech company Instructure, identified six key trends … Read more

Public schools see large funding increase in most recent allocation | Education

[ad_1] Harrisburg, Pa. — “In the name of transparency,” the Pennsylvania Department of Education posted a spreadsheet showing education funding allocations in the state budget for each school district on Wednesday. The latest approved budget includes the largest state funding increase for public schools in Pennsylvania history, with a $416 million increase and the new … Read more

Florida Tech Among Select U.S. Schools in New Global Higher Education Impact Rankings

[ad_1] 669 universities ranked, including five in Florida Florida Tech was among just a handful of U.S. universities featured in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. (Florida Tech image) BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech was among just a handful of U.S. universities featured in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. … Read more

Connecticut’s Bristol Public Schools Deepens Long-Term Partnership with Discovery Education to Enhance Civic Literacy

[ad_1] SILVER SPRING, MD (Thursday, July 1, 2021) — Connecticut’s  Bristol Public Schools (BPS) today announced it is deepening its long-term partnership with  Discovery Education, the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. In the latest phase of this multiyear collaboration, all district middle school students will receive access to a dynamic digital social studies textbook.  In addition, district educators … Read more

Connecticut’s Bristol Public Schools Deepens Long-Term Partnership with Discovery Education to Enhance Civic Literacy

[ad_1] SILVER SPRING, MD (Thursday, July 1, 2021) — Connecticut’s  Bristol Public Schools (BPS) today announced it is deepening its long-term partnership with  Discovery Education, the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. In the latest phase of this multiyear collaboration, all district middle school students will receive access to a dynamic digital social studies textbook.  In addition, district educators … Read more

Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn’s bus tour highlights summer programs and the challenges schools still face post-pandemic

[ad_1] Fifth-grader Jaidyn scowls as her boat made from duct tape and plastic straws leans to the right as her classmates add pennies to weigh it down, the edge slowly sinking under the water.  The girl returns to her desk inside a classroom at Parsons Elementary School in Decatur County and gets to work. A … Read more

St. Joseph Public Schools Board of Education Adopts New Student-Centered Strategic Plan

[ad_1] Students headed into the 2021-2022 academic year in the St. Joseph Public School system should be able to expect to be cared for both emotionally and academically according to the new strategic plan adopted Monday night by the Board of Education. The board’s new plan is centered on equity and inclusion for all students … Read more

St. Joseph Public Schools Board of Education Adopts New Student-Centered Strategic Plan

[ad_1] Students headed into the 2021-2022 academic year in the St. Joseph Public School system should be able to expect to be cared for both emotionally and academically according to the new strategic plan adopted Monday night by the Board of Education. The board’s new plan is centered on equity and inclusion for all students … Read more

West Virginia middle schools receiving music education grants

[ad_1] CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Eight West Virginia middle schools will be receiving grants from a nationwide music education effort to support local music programs. The Save the Music Foundation is providing the schools with grants worth an average of $40,000, which can be used for musical instruments, equipment and program management: — Kasson Elementary/Middle School … Read more