Wall to wall career academies and a transition program for ninth graders have helped create an environment at this Texas high school in which rigorous, relevant education, inside and outside of the classroom, is the norm for all students. H-E-B is now accepting nominations for educators to apply for the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards Each year, these awards highlight a variety of educators who go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of their students and communities.
TSTA believes the SBOE and Texas Education Agency need to revise the charter application process to encourage more public participation. Representative Hinojosa laid out House Bill 128 that would require school districts to notify parents of the availability of their student’s physical fitness assessment.
But unless teachers can figure out how to ensure students understand those textsâ€”a task that gets increasingly difficult at higher grade levels, when assumptions about background knowledge increaseâ€”they don’t do much good. Today, the Texas Commission on Public School Finance met to discuss the recommendations of the Expenditures Working Group (EWG).
The Murray City Board of Education has approved a salary package that raises starting teacher pay to $50,000 a year, matching what Canyons School District approved earlier this week. Care funding is linked with active teacher payroll, which has no relation to the cost of health care.
12 Education News
Christianity has been of the greatest importance to the USA since the time when the first settlers stepped on the Plymouth Rock. Inside Higher Ed reports that bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals, which it says is a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies Officials at the University of Massachusetts warn that the state Senate’s proposed state budget would be devastatingâ€ to the university and could result in layoffs, cuts to student services and cuts to financial aid The latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate scores show college athletes are continuing to excelâ€‹ in the classroom, though they may be hitting a peak.
Among the several amendments, the House will consider cutting school district’s tax rates even more, increasing funding for special education students, restoring a special pot of money set aside for gifted and talented programs, establishing a school safety allotment in the formulas, and automatically adjusting for inflation each year the base amount of money school districts get per student.
But if you’re curious about what is actually going on in American classroomsâ€”what texts and topics are being taught, what kinds of questions teachers are asking studentsâ€”you’re unlikely to find much information. The measure, which was left pending by the committee, would require one certified teacher or teacher’s aide for a class of fewer than 16 students and for larger classes, it would set a student-teacher ratio of 11-1.
Los Angeles Daily News
After years of working exclusively in New Orleans, KIPP, the prominent charter school network, was approved Monday to expand upriver to start three schools in Baton Rouge. TSTA … Read More..