Business & Finance

11/3/2011

11/3/2011

An Indianapolis woman who is suing a suburban school district that stopped running free school buses could be joined by thousands of other parents, her attorney said.

11/3/2011

A survey, conducted with more than 500 kindergarten teachers across the country, reveals that America's kindergarten teachers believe most young children are unprepared for school when they enter kindergarten, and veteran kindergarten teachers believe that this situation is deteriorating.

11/3/2011

Halloween has passed, and with it all of the goblins, and ghosts and other things intended to leave us frightened.mOr have they? A look at the recent news would lead you to believe New York City's parents are facing the biggest specter of all: that public schools will begin teaching your children sex education.

11/2/2011

11/2/2011

In a test of whether recession-scarred voters have any stomach for new taxes, Colorado residents will decide Tuesday whether to drum up nearly $3 billion for education by temporarily increasing state income and sales and use taxes.

11/2/2011

More than 100 city librarians, community members and other Chicago Public Library supporters gathered outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office in City Hall for a protest and story time in response to Emanuel's proposed cuts to library hours and staffing Monday morning.

11/2/2011

Selling out, cashing in and calling it a day seems to be many startup founders' dream these days. And in a shaky market, who can really blame them?

11/2/2011

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro has asked the Kansas City school board to consider giving up control of the district Jan. 1.

11/2/2011

Wausau (Wis.) School District officials expect to receive about $1.7 million in federal grant money to help enhance the district's physical education and health programs.

11/2/2011

Shrimp ceviche with tostones and avocado. Sweet-and-sour wonton pockets. Pumpkin pot de crème with ginger biscotti.

That’s a small sampling of the menu planned for a fundraiser Tuesday, when South Florida celebrity chefs like Michelle Bernstein and Douglas Rodriguez joins culinary students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

11/2/2011

A popular after school program for children of working families known as New Jersey After 3, which had planned to shutter due to a loss of state funding, will continue its work through a new partnership with the state Department of Education, Gov. Chris Christie announced today.

11/1/2011

11/1/2011

Michigan residents overwhelmingly support giving parents whose children attend failing schools the option to send their kids to better schools, according to results of a survey released.

10/31/2011

10/31/2011

There are few things more annoying than listening to ignorant, whiny parents complain about a school district teaching their children about sex.

10/31/2011

A push in the North Penn School District to trim energy costs is already reducing expenditures.

10/31/2011

School districts across Indiana could find themselves risking parental wrath by getting out of the transportation business as they struggle with shrinking revenues and property tax caps.

10/31/2011

The state attorney general has been asked to investigate allegations that Sunnyside High School athletes were told to report for a weekend practice, in uniform, then directed to pass out literature in support of the district's upcoming bond and override election.

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