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CCSSO Hosts Webinar Entitled Adopting Digital Resources Aligned to the Common Core

As part of the Implementing the Common Core webinar series, CCSSO will host a webinar on Wednesday, January 15th at 2pm ET about digital resources and the Common Core.

 

Education Commissioner: International Test Results 'Sobering'

The U.S. results on the latest international math and reading tests from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) were "sobering," said Kansas Education Commissioner Diane DeBacker.

 

Chiefline 12.17.13

This week in Chiefline: Chiefline will take a Holiday Hiatus

 

Chiefline 12.17.13

This week in Chiefline: Chiefline will take a Holiday Hiatus

 

Indiana Schools 'A-F' Grades Released

The Indiana Department of Education recently released 2012-13 accountability grades for the state's schools.

 

Ga. High School Graduation Rate Increases in 2013

Georgia's four-year public school graduation rate rose four points from 2011 and nearly two points from 2012 to 71.5 percent this year, according to the State Department of Education.

 

More Minnesota Preschoolers Ready for Kindergarten, Study Shows

The Minnesota Department of Education's study on kindergarten preparedness reveals that 73 percent of preschoolers had the skills necessary to succeed in kindergarten classrooms in 2012, up from 60 percent the year prior.

 

Education Achievement Authority Expansion Could Start in January, Flanagan Says

Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan announced on Dec. 10 that more low-performing schools could be added to the Education Achievement Authority (EAA) as early as January 2014.

 

Report: Raising Dropout Age Reduced Dropout Rate

West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Phares told lawmakers during an interim legislative meeting that fewer 16-year-old students dropped out of high school in the 2011-12 school year, after the compulsory attendance age was raised to age 17.

 

State Seeks More Pre-K Programs for Pilot

Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White wants new pre-kindergarten programs to participate in a initiative to better prepare preschoolers.