Touching the Lives of Students One Online Class at a Time

image credit: https://images.app.goo.gl/vNc7cLrSRXynPSpU8 By Rimsha Syed Whether it’s their willingness to go above and beyond or their attentiveness to the personal struggles of their students, we’ve all had exceptional teachers who undoubtedly shaped the individuals we are today. If we were fortunate, we had numerous teachers who made our time in school unforgettable. The transformative...

How the American Education System is Failing

How the American Education System is Failing A revolutionary solution to helping the chronic disinvestment – online education. By Rimsha Syed This year, teacher walkouts and protests dominated the k-12 education sphere, bringing deeply embedded and longstanding disinvestment issues to light. Classrooms, districts, states, and the country as a whole have been severely impacted...

Florida Cuts Costs of Teacher Certification Exams

By  Jeffrey S. Solochek After months of complaints over the state’s teacher certification exams, which have cost thousands of educators their jobs, the Florida Board of Education agreed to reduce the fee teachers pay for retakes. Among the changes: • Registration to retake one of the four General Knowledge subtests will drop from $150 to...

Serious Teacher Shortage in Illinois Continues to Grow

By Angela Kerndl  A statewide study from regional school superintendents found that Illinois’ serious teacher shortage continues to worsen, especially in school districts in central and southern Illinois. The Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools, representing the leaders of Regional Offices of Education and Intermediate Service Centers in all 102 Illinois counties, heard from...