Exhibit A: the giant, federal education law, No Child Left Behind, that Congress is currently struggling to update. The rewrite that the U.S. House recently passed eliminates the largest source of federal science education funding.
After cameras captured a South Carolina sheriff’s deputy forcefully removing a high school student from her desk , local and national opinions erupted over what happens – and what should happen – in the more than 84,000 schools around the nation that have a security presence on campus.
After experiencing a spike in the number of drug overdose calls, Harrisonburg High School has teamed up with Harrisonburg Police Department's Drug Task Force to create an instructional program for students on the legal, academic and health consequences of substance abuse.
Offered through the partnership, the Elanco Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification covers topics related to animal health and food safety. Nearly 20 lessons are included in the online curriculum, including basic animal science and animal ID systems.
Schools can't prevent transgender students from using the restrooms that correspond with their gender identities without violating federal law, the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice argued in a friend-of-the-court brief submitted in support of a Virginia teenager who is suing for access to the boys' restrooms at his high school.
The Cambridge School Committee has picked Weymouth’s superintendent of schools, Kenneth Salim, to head its school system. He edged out former Holyoke school superintendent Sergio Paez to replace Jeffrey Young, who has been Cambridge's superintendent since 2009.
Despite a $3.5 billion price tag over 10 years, the education-funding plan being hammered out this week in a special session of the Legislature won't solve Arizona’s long-term school-funding issues, school leaders say.
The number and type of crimes committed at public and private high schools, at their events and on school buses would be printed on the state’s school report cards under a Wisconsin bill being circulated.
If the concerns for the health and well-being of students weren’t reason enough, worries about liability would not allow the sport to even begin in high school. But it does exist now. We don’t know if the presence of an athletic trainer would save any of the lives being lost every year on high school football fields. We owe it to our students to find out if it might.
The New York district's superintendent, Bolgen Vargas, is stepping down on December 31. Due to his experience with the $800 million budget, he will continue to serve as a consultant to the board and the interim superintendent until the end of the school year.
Turnitin is collaborating with the Wikimedia Foundation and the Wikipedia community to run its software alongside the existing bots on English Wikipedia, helping to screen pages and identify potential copyright violations on the Wikipedia site.
Chesterfield County Public Schools officially abandoned a long-running push to install cameras on school buses that would catch drivers who pass illegally while children are loading and unloading from buses. The decision came after the state's attorney general issued an opinion saying the programs aren’t authorized under state law.
One provision in Michigan’s first comprehensive early reading bill stands out as misaligned with mainstream approaches in early reading. It proposes that if third-graders don’t score well enough on a state standardized test, they would be held back.
The Missouri school district's superintendent, Scott Ireland, is leaving at the end of the school year, citing board discord as a driving reason for submitting his resignation.
Discovery Education has renewed its 12-year partnership with Louisiana Public Broadcasting. As part of this expanded collaboration, Louisiana classrooms will now have access to Discovery Education Streaming Plus.