Education News, 2011
Use these links to find interesting articles about current issues in education.
December 30, 2011 - Obama Education Department Pressures Georgia on Use of Federal Education Dollars
December 20, 2011 - Indiana Voucher Program Faces Challenge in Court
December 8, 2011 - Education Panel in Richmond Discusses Virginia K-12 Education Funding
November 22, 2011 - California Will Not Seek Waiver from NCLB; Too Many Strings Attached by Feds
November 19, 2011 - Khan Academy Has Plans to Expand
November 17, 2011 - California Law Adds New Grade - "Transitional Kindergarten"
November 14, 2011 - Online Government Education Grows Despite Uncertainty
November 9, 2011 - Ohio Citizens Vote in Favor of Collective Bargaining for Teachers
November 5, 2011 - Wisconsin Passes School Choice Legislation
November 2, 2011 - Colorado Voters Say No to Increased Taxes for Government Education
November 1, 2011 - Florida Government School District - Final Exams Are Optional
October 29, 2011 - Governor McDonnell: Virginia Will Not Apply for Federal Pre-K Funding
October 20, 2011 - Senate Committee Puts Brakes on 860-page ESEA Bill
October 19, 2011 - Senate Considers $30 Billion Bailout of Government Schools
October 10, 2011 - Senate ESEA Bill Similar to NCLB Waivers
October 3, 2011 - Colorado State Officials: Online Schools Are Failing Academically
September 23, 2011 - Florida Private School Introduces First iPad High School
September 15, 2011 - SAT Scores Are Declining.
August 18, 2011 - Some Educators Are Pushing for Longer School Days.
August 17, 2011 - One High School Senior in Four Is Ready for College.
August 15, 2011 - Feds May Be Losing Power Over America's Education System
August 10, 2011 - Virginia Among States That May Seek NCLB Waivers from Feds
August 4, 2011 - Massachusetts School - Each Student Gets an iPad
July 27, 2011 - Has Bill Gates's $5 Billion Education Investment Paid Off?
July 22, 2011 - New Federal Requirements for Cribs in Day Care Facilities
July 22, 2011 - Funding Problems May Delay Opening of Memphis Schools
July 21, 2011 - Study - Quality of Teacher Training in U. S. Is Inadequate
July 7, 2011 - Will Technology Eventually Replace Teachers?
July 6, 2011 - NEA Endorses Obama for Re-election
June 27, 2011 - Swedish Preschool Seeks to Combat "Gender Bias"
June 17, 2011 - Quality Teaching Is Lacking in Los Angeles Government Schools
June 16, 2011 - Most U. S. Students Are Not Proficient in History
June 15, 2011 - Cursive Writing Skills Are Still Important, Educators Say
June 7, 2011 - The Move Is On to Align 3-year-old Preschool Standards
April 19, 2011 - CA Bill Requiring Gay History Ed May Impact Christian Schools
March 30, 2011 - President Obama Speaks Out Against Standardized Testing
March 26, 2011 - Governor McDonnell Vetoes Physical Activity Bill
February 16, 2011 - Senate Finance Committee Rejects School Choice Bill
February 14, 2011 - Benefits of Federal Bailout of Big Education Are Uncertain
February 11, 2011 - President Obama Proposed Ed Tech Agency in USED
February 11, 2011 - Public School Evolution Teachers Are Frustrated
February 7, 2011 - Mississippi Public School Offers Individualized Instruction
February 4, 2011 - NMP Report: The Well-Educated Are Less Likely to Divorce
February 3, 2011 - Memorization May Be More Valuable in Education Than Many Think
January 26, 2011 - Large School Choice Rally Held in Pennsylvania
January 20, 2011 - Florida Textbooks to Be All Digital by 2014-2015
January 16, 2011 - Fascinating Online Tool for Teaching Trigonometry
January 15, 2011 - Tips for Preventing Students from Using Technology to Cheat
January 12, 2011 - Students Who Receive Vouchers Are More Likely to Graduate
January 11, 2011 - Bipartisan Effort in Pennsylvania to Enact School Voucher Law
January 4, 2011 - ACLU Defends Student Who Criticized Teacher on Facebook
December 28, 2010 - Teachers Use Technology to Catch Students Who Cheat by Using Technology
December 27, 2010 - Does music training improve students' academic success?
December 23, 2010 - Congressional Continuing Resolution Temporarily Freezes Federal K-12 Spending
December 22, 2010 - Algebra Becoming More Common in Elementary Classes
December 14, 2010 - Failing Public Schools Continue to Fail Despite Improvement Plans
December 9, 2010 - School Libraries Will Change as Digital Technology Advances
December 8, 2010 - Colorado County Closer to Instituting Voucher Program
December 7, 2010 - Can the federal government legislate that students be "hunger free"?
December 6, 2010 - Could Congress close down the U. S. Education Department?
December 2, 2010 - Free and Low-cost Online Tools for Teachers and Administrators