Only twelve flexibility waiver applications remain outstanding.
Secretary of Education spoke to over 200 educators, calling for support for principals' professional development.
Proposed budget includes modest increases to education funding—but the House has to act, too.
Assistant principals in pre-K-8 schools around the country now have a national awards program to call their own, thanks to NAESP’s new Outstanding Assistant Principals Award Program. The program, made possible with the help of the Pearson Foundation, will promote educational excellence for pre-K-8 schooling and will call attention to the fundamental importance of the assistant principal.
The deadline to apply for the Student Council Excellence Award is March 21. You can also order Honor Council pins here.
Draft ESEA Legislation: "Student Success Act" and "Encouraging Innovation and Effective Teachers Act"
The Student Success Act would reauthorize and modify programs under Title I of ESEA. Included in this bill are the English Language Learner program (presently Title III of ESEA), Migrant Education, Neglected and Delinquent, Indian Education along with the traditional Title I, part A program, and ESEA’s general provisions section (presently Title IX of ESEA).
Grades matter more than learning to too many people in our society, including teachers, parents, and students, opines the author of the Speaking Out article in the November/December issue of Principal. It’s understandable how we got to this point. Honor roll caliber students are rewarded for their grades by the community, earning free admission to amusement parks, free pizzas, and discounts on insurance.