Roseville City School District plans to roll out extended-day kindergarten across all 14 of its elementary campuses next school year, the result of a successful pilot program and changing curriculum standards.
The House of Representatives gave preliminary approval to a bill reviewing the creation of a state-run virtual school. The proposal’s moratorium on privately-run virtual charter schools is drawing strong opposition.
New rules from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will slowly eliminate unhealthy foods in schools starting July 1. The agency and the White House also announced a proposal to phase out advertising of those foods at schools.
Under the new House legislation, schools boards have the discretion to take incidents on a case-by-case basis and would no longer be forced to expel or suspend students caught with a fishing knife or baseball bat in their car on school grounds.
School leaders around the country are tearing up their calendars to cram in more teaching time after extreme numbers of weather cancellations. But a few are trying something different: virtual school days that continue learning while staff and students are stuck at home.
Indianapolis Public Schools should reduce staff, sell some key properties and share space with charter schools in an effort to reduce a $30 million budget deficit, according to a newly released Indy Chamber report.