• Home
  • High Schools
    • National Rankings
    • State Rankings
    • High School Notes Blog
    • in
  • Community Colleges
  • Colleges
  • Grad
  • Online Education
  • World Universities

High School Notes

February 2012


Education Department Wants Tweets from Teachers and Students

By |

February has been a busy month for K-12 education. On February 1, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan kicked it off by announcing that all U.S. schools should transition to digital textbooks within the next five years. On the 9th, President Obama waived 10 states from No Child Left Behind. And ...

Read More

TAGS:
Duncan, Arne
education
education policy
high school
Hispanics
students
teachers
Department of Education

Classroom-Based Assessment Should Replace 'No Child', Experts Say

By |

President Barack Obama announced last week that 10 states will be exempt from the requirements of the highly-criticized No Child Left Behind legislation. In exchange, those states will have to agree to a series of reforms. But some experts say the law should be scrapped completely for models that ...

Read More

TAGS:
high school
teachers
students
No Child Left Behind
standardized tests
education policy
education reform
K-12 education
education

Education Roundup: 10 States Waived From No Child Left Behind

By |

Welcome to the High School Notes weekly roundup of education news. Every Friday, you'll find out what's making headlines around the Web.

No Child Left Behind

President Barack Obama announced yesterday that 10 states now have flexibility from No Child Left Behind mandates that focus heavily on annual ...

Read More

TAGS:
STEM education
standardized tests
Hispanics
education
Advanced Placement
Obama, Barack
Duncan, Arne
New York City
K-12 education
high school
students
teachers

High School Students Tackle Foreign Affairs

By |

For two weeks this summer, a team will meet at Yale University to discuss U.S. foreign affairs, work together during a simulation of an international crisis, and travel to New York to visit the United Nations and Council on Foreign Relations. Although this may seem like the schedule of politicians ...

Read More

TAGS:
high school
teachers
education
Yale University
foreign policy
global economy
globalization
students
teens

Education Roundup: Stomach Virus Plagues San Francisco High School

By |

Welcome to the High School Notes weekly roundup of education news. Every Friday, you'll find out what's making headlines around the Web.

Student health

About 325 high school students and 30 teachers are suffering from a stomach virus at St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco this week,

Read More

TAGS:
students
teachers
high school
Duncan, Arne
Obama, Barack
FCC
education
health
Obama administration
sports
technology
teens

You Might Also Like


See More