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Archive for July, 2011

Education Articles For July 14, 2011…

July 14, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

USA Today has a new article up looking at a new study where colleges for the most part hand out A grades the most.

The LA Times reports on students asking the regents to reject proposed UC tuition hike.

They also report on the Cal. State system approving a 12% tuition increase.

The New York Times reports on Schools Chiefs that see a path to proposing their own accountability systems.

The Indy Star reports on the Jobs for America’s Graduates program that helps introduce students to world of work that awaits.

The AP reports on the UW Regents to vote on raising tuition 5.5 percent, or $300 to $400 more per student each year.

The Sacramento Bee reports on a 50% increase in homeless K-12 students since 2005.

The AP reports on a failing schools that are offered a chance to close do not do so.

The AP reports on Bill changing NH teacher tenure rules becoming law.

The Detroit News reports on the federal government passing over Detroit for Head Start money.

The AP reports on GED-holders in Missouri will have easier time proving it.

Education News For July 12, 2011..

July 12, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Sacramento Bee reports on the CSU and UC higher educational systems seeking to borrow money from the government.

They also report on middle class families getting squeezed by tuition prices.

The Indy Star reports on fewer local students passing the ISTEP exams.

The Times Picayune reports on a local nonprofit called NOPLAY helping New Orleans dropouts find their way.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on the state ordering further review of possible cheating on 2009 state exam.

They also report on the local school district to lay off some summer school teachers.

Education News For July 11, 2011…

July 11, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports on local students that are angry over the cheating teachers.

The AP reports on Missouri granting a tuition waiver to Missouri Southern State University.

The AP reports on Pikeville College that is now being called University of Pikeville.

The LA Times reports on highly rated instructors go beyond teaching to the standardized test

The Oregonian Reports on Oregon education reform bills that aim to create more flexible, individualized public schools.

The Baltimore Sun reports on Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso that has signed on for four more years.

The Indy Star reports on new education standards that are not requiring students to learn cursive writing.

The Tennessean reports on Single-gender schools gaining in popularity.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on attendance that is uneven at district’s $18 million summer school programs.

They also report on Pennsylvania that has an option to launch its own inquiry into school cheating.

The Washington Post reports on DCPS 2011 scores that are mostly flat.

The Post Dispatch reports on students creating video games during summer vacation.

Education News For July 8, 2011…

July 08, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The AP reports on Junior Colleges that have been cutting sports programs.

The News & Observer reports on UNC starting an online MBA program.

They also report on the UNC system that will lose $414 million from state.

The Detroit News reports on 135 teens that are working on construction jobs.

The LA times reports on teachers from low-performing schools facing stigma on job search.

The USA Today reports on the D.C. mayor releasing the latest standardized test scores.

TimeandLearning.org Is Out With A Report…

July 07, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

looking at class time in the USA public schools.

Education News For July 7, 2011…

July 07, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports on the local school district bracing for fallout from the cheating investigation. The New York Times also reports on the cheating.

The New York Times reports on classroom time shrinking at budgets get cut.

The Education Week has up an article on more states defiant on NCLB compliance.

The Christian Science Monitor reports on a new survey asking what can universities do to keep costs down.

The Tennessean reports on UT-Knoxville students that can’t class-shop till they drop

The Miami Herald has an article up on Florida beginning charging for adult-education classes.

The Detroit News reports on charter schools in the local area doing worse than the public schools at educating their kids.

The Providence Journal reports on plans to have 5 more charter schools in the state.

The Indy Star reports on good schools that are fearful of bad grades in rating system.

The LA Times reports on programs try to save students from ‘summer slide’ in academics.

The News & Observer reports on cuts for the Governor’s School may end summer program for gifted students.

The Union-Tribune reports on the local school district that is going to tackle the African-American achievement gap.