News Update

Wealthy backers invest in Utah preschoolers

Granite School District receives first-of-its-kind, $4.6 million social impact bond from Goldman Sachs

Court decision ends ‘autism shuffle’ in Philly schools

Students with autism will no longer be transferred from one school to another without parental input

Calling all ‘Districts of Distinction’

Districts of Distinction is a national recognition program to honor school districts that are leading the way with new ideas that work

ACLU ensures illegal immigrants can go to school

District sued for requiring parents to show photo ID to enroll students

Cadaver lab gives students in-depth STEM experience

Program meant to encourage students to explore medicine, dentistry or other STEM fields

New laws make more room for prayer in schools

Laws passed in South Carolina in 2012 and Mississippi in 2013 allow students to pray at assemblies, athletic events and other school functions

Education on film: Documenting the realities of a public school day

Documentary inspired by parents after defeat of $7 million schools tax

New rules restrict junk food from schools

Smart Snacks in School rules go into effect July 1

Autism rates rise again

Boys almost five times more likely to be identified with autism spectrum disorder

Bullying drives districts to block new social media app

Students used anonymous message board to ridicule classmates and teachers

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