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. American International School of Utah is asking the state school board to forgive $360,000 of $514,000 in special education funding state officials say must be refunded. State Superintendent of Education John White has quietly become the co-founder and chairman of the board of a national nonprofit group aimed at connecting low-income high school graduates with solid jobs.
Last year the school system adopted a content-focused literacy curriculum called Wit & Wisdom for kindergarten through eighth grade that includes challenging books along with related works of art for students to analyze. 19, the House Public Education Committee held its first hearings on filed bills, including House Bill 55 by Rep.
Even when journalists do get into classroomsâ€”or schoolsâ€”they may shy away from reporting on what they see, particularly at the high school level. TSTA registered on this bill with concerns about the requirement for mentor teachers to make a two-year commitment when most teachers work under one-year contracts.
After hearing compelling testimony from TSTA member Virginia Caldwell of Hutto ISD and other teachers, the Senate Finance Committee approved Senate Bill 3, which would give all classroom teachers an across-the-board $5,000 pay raise. The House Public Education Committee held its first meeting of the 86th Legislative session on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
Christianity has been of the greatest importance to the USA since the time when the first settlers stepped on the Plymouth Rock. Estacado High is one of 64 public middle schools and high schools in 32 states awarded a total of $67,000 to aid sports programs affected by tight budgets. Baton Rouge Magnet again clocked in as the top public school in its area and came in at fifth statewide behind four New Orleans area schools and No. 377 in the nation.
During a 12-hour hearing of the House Public Education Committee yesterday, school district officials offered their views on House Bill 3, a school finance bill that would boost funding for students from low-income families, drop property tax rates by at least 4 cents for homeowners, and eliminate or update outdated elements of the state’s complex school finance formula, among other provisions.
C-SPAN’s 45-foot interactive bus visited West High School on Friday to discuss civic engagement and provide students with a unique opportunity to get close to the news. TSTA registered in support of Representative Bernal’s bill to create an endorsement for students who are enrolled in special education programs.
The quality of education being delivered varies across private and public schools. I mentioned that I’d spoken with teachers at such schools who told me that many students are, for example, unable to locate the United States on a map of the world or unaware the United States had a War of Independenceâ€”because the curriculum at their elementary and middle schools had narrowed … Read More..