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Based on newly released tests results from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools, six eligible schools from the BASIS school network scored significantly higher than most of the U.S. as well as... 05/26/2015 - 9:53am ago
Ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? As of this month, Harry Potter fans around the globe can enroll for free online classes at Hogwartsishere.com. The site, created by a group that has no affiliation with J.K. Rowling or Warner Bros., offers a... 04/21/2014 - 1:13pm ago
This week, Education World has you covered with finding resources, lesson plans, and activities to teach students about Daylight Saving Time.
According to a recent Gallup poll, 60 to 70 percent of teachers are feeling stressed, thereby affecting their teaching styles and students’ performance. According to The Huffington Post, Gallup's report “State of America’s Schools: The... 04/17/2014 - 12:11pm ago
Scholastic Inc. Chief Administration Officer Francie Alexander published a column focused on the question: What do teachers really want?
Teachers are going on field trips for the purpose of professional development, aiming to bring new knowledge back to the classroom.
Education Week reported that on April 17, 2014, school leaders in Wake County, NC, held a press conference pertaining to a large amount of teacher resignations this year. The article said the teachers left their posts due to low salaries... 04/21/2014 - 11:37am ago
On April 21, 2014, publications throughout the United Kingdom reported on a viral trend developing throughout its education system: cyberbullying. To those well-read, cyberbullying within schools is not something new, but what is new is... 04/21/2014 - 12:12pm ago
The New York Daily News reported that principals of 846 schools in New York spent $830G to “buy out” teachers from grading state exams.
Oregon proposed a plan to start rating its teachers based partly on students' test scores.
Happy birthday, William Shakespeare! In honor of The Bard's 450th birthday, YouGov Omnibus conducted a survey asking Americans whether they think Shakespeare is one of the greatest playwrights of all time. Results showed more than half (53... 04/23/2014 - 11:34am ago
The four-year graduation rate in the United States increased from 79 percent in 2010-2011 to 80 percent in 2011-12 school year--a historical high, according to Education Week.
With "Bing in the Classroom," administrators can now enable an ad-free, adult content-free version that lets students browse the Internet for educational purposes. The program, officially launched in August, was called "Bing for Schools"... 04/23/2014 - 3:14pm ago
The Obama Administration plans to develop a new system to better prepare aspiring teachers going into the profession.
New York's main teachers' union has nearly finalized a new deal to settle a five-year labor dispute where it has sought more than $3 billion in back pay from the city, according to The New York Times.
Sean McComb of Maryland, who was named 2014 National Teacher of the Year on April 30, 2014, tells The Washington Post he is a strong advocate for public education.
The Public School Forum of North Carolina released a new policy brief urging the state to continue to move forward in implementing the Common Core State Standards.
In Sugar Land, Texas, teachers are supporting the germ-killing invention Coughy Cup and the Cups4Kids Fundraiser to reduce missed school days resulting from sickness. The CoughyCup is a device that filters the bacteria outs of kids' coughs... 05/01/2014 - 12:25pm ago

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