Morning Announcements: July 15, 2010
July 15, 2010 04:03 pm
Seventy five percent of the nation’s school districts expect to cut teaching jobs in the 2010-11 school year, according to a new report released today by the Center on Education Policy.
In Maine the $13.3 million awarded to the state in federal School Improvement (SIG)Grants will be allocated to seven of the most persistently low-achieving schools, including five high schools, according to the Bangor Daily News. The State Department of Education in Oklahoma awarded school districts with ten of the state’s lowest performing schools a total of $36.9 million in federal grants.
And the Los Angeles Times ran an editorial today calling for the California Board of Education to adopt common standards.