Morning Announcements: August 3, 2010
August 03, 2010 04:42 pm
In Ohio, parents look to e-schools for an alternative education for their children. To learn more about the benefits of online learning, read the Alliance’s paper, The Online Learning Imperative: A Solution to Three Looming Crises in Education.
As required under NCLB, states are releasing their federally mandated performance ratings for public schools. Read how Oregon, Alabama, Idaho, and New Mexico are faring. In Louisiana, families are using this information to decide whether their children should stay at public schools or sign-up instead for taxpayer-paid private tutoring.
Education officials in Massachusetts consider the correlation between schools with weak academic performance and those with large influxes and exoduses of students, according to the Boston Globe.
The Union Leader reports that New Hampshire will receive $10 in School Improvement Grants to turn around the worst improving schools, including five high schools.