Washington, Virginia, Wisconsin School Districts RecognizedFour school districts across the nation that have found success in using school data — not just test scores — to improve student achievement were honored this week by the Data Quality Campaign. They are Henrico County, Virginia; Tacoma, Washington; Madison, Wisconsin; and Goochland County, Virginia.
Striking Seattle Teachers To Return To ClassroomThousands of students in Seattle are starting school Thursday after a tentative agreement reached by striking teachers and Washington state's largest school district put a weeklong walkout on hold.
Teachers From 8 School District To Hold One-Day StrikesThe Washington Education Association says members of the union from eight school districts plan to hold one-day strikes to protest legislative inaction on education funding reform.
STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM EducatorsThe number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.
5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help WithSeasoned instructors share the essentials for your child's transition back to the classroom.
School District To Allow Teachers To Give Condoms To Sixth-Grade Studentsn Oregon school district will allow teachers to hand out condoms to sixth-grade students in the fall.
Strikes Loom For Kitsap, Seattle Teachers As the school year draw near, teacher strikes are a possibility in south Kitsap County and Seattle following disagreements over contract negotiations.
South Dakota Gov Signs Into Law Bill Allowing School Districts To Arm TeachersSouth Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Friday allowing the state's school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns.
Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Amazon Aims To Get Its Kindle In The ClassroomSeattle-based Amazon.com Inc. has launched a new service to help schools and workplaces manage Kindles used by students and employees — sending out e-books or blocking certain types of activities, for example.
Pro Charter School TV Ads to Start Running FridayThe group promoting an initiative that would bring charter schools to Washington began running its first TV ad in the state on Friday.
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and EnergyToday on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?