Business & Finance

10/24/2011

10/24/2011

School administrators hoping to reward students for their A-plus fundraising efforts at a Florida elementary school unwittingly gave them gifts with what officials said were inappropriate images.

10/24/2011

The Oregon City School District has decided to reject a $2.54 million federal grant meant to reward top educators, partly because of philosophical concerns over performance-based pay.

10/24/2011

There won't be any costumed characters roaming the halls in one northern New Jersey school district come Halloween.

10/21/2011

10/21/2011

Maine is requesting a $32.2 million federal grant to improve the quality of and access to early childhood learning and development programs.

10/21/2011

The U.S. Department of Education announced more than $4 million in grants Monday that will be distributed to select charter schools across the country.

10/21/2011

Miami-Dade County Public Schools could roll out a major advertising program in schools and facilities in 2012-13 or sooner, bringing millions in new revenue to the cash-strapped district.

10/21/2011

About 29 percent of school districts statewide changed superintendents during the previous school year, according to a recent report published by the New Jersey Schools Boards Association (NJSBA).

10/21/2011

The slumping economy has had an under-publicized effect on children, who bring the pain of their parents’ troubles to school in the form of stress, hunger, lack of money for basic activities or even homelessness.

10/20/2011

10/20/2011

This summer, San Diego Unified School District trustees were asked to make a difficult decision.

10/20/2011

Organizers of a recent forum charged Battle Creek's businesses with investing in early childhood education for the benefit of the children, the community and the businesses themselves.

10/20/2011

A New York City Department of Education official has been reprimanded for enlisting staffers to rally parents behind an effort to end teacher seniority rules.

10/19/2011

10/19/2011

Finance reports filed Monday by committees involved in the Nov. 1 election show that the Denver teachers union has spent $88,500 on two Denver school-board candidates.

10/19/2011

The West Virginia Department of Education has formed an internal committee to study whether year-round school would work.

10/19/2011

At a time when college graduates are struggling to find jobs, employers in vocational fields are struggling to find trained workers.

10/19/2011

A week after the Senate knocked down President Barack Obama's $447 billion jobs bill, leaders from the West Virginia Federation of Teachers and the West Virginia AFL-CIO touted the education benefits of the president's plan Monday, saying it would repair run-down schools, hire more educators and funnel resources to West Virginia's neediest children.

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