Health and Physical Education Organizations to Launch "Healthy School Makeover Contest" This Fall

Contest offers unprecedented grand prize of $45,000 in curriculum/training/equipment in support of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month

San Diego, CA, July 12, 2012 — A consortium of the nation’s leading health and physical education organizations have teamed-up to offer a nationwide Healthy School Makeover Contest to support National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month this September. One lucky K-12 school will win a comprehensive Healthy School Makeover worth $45,000. SPARK™, provider of the world’s most-researched and field-tested physical education program and a division of School Specialty, will manage the online contest.

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Rhode Island contracts with ETS/Teachscape to use Framework for Teaching Proficiency System to train classroom observers statewide

Princeton, N.J. (July 10, 2012) — Educational Testing Service is proud to announce that the Rhode Island Department of Education awarded a contract to ETS and its subcontractor, Teachscape, to offer the Framework for Teaching Proficiency System to all districts implementing the Rhode Island Model Teacher Evaluation and Support System.

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