Business & Finance

10/5/2011

10/5/2011

A two-year study of charter schools in Chicago indicates that many suffer from some of the same funding challenges as traditional public schools but that most charters are on sound financial footing.

9/30/2011

9/30/2011

A standing-room-only crowd of 400 angry and tearful parents, children and teachers railed against the Oakland school board Tuesday night as it pushed forward a proposal to close five elementary schools and eliminate eight others through consolidation.

9/30/2011

A parent-advocacy group whose members have criticized Chicago Public Schools’ efforts to offer financial incentives for a lengthened school day found that most respondents to its online survey support a longer day.

9/28/2011

9/28/2011

Some of the nation’s largest oil refineries are seeking huge tax refunds that could force school districts and local governments across Texas to give back tens of millions of dollars they were counting on to pay teachers and provide other services.

9/28/2011

The Waukesha School District could recover some of its lost funding after five Wisconsin school districts saw millions of dollars disappear in failed investments. The companies that sold the investments to the school districts now face prosecution from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

9/28/2011

Getting students prepared for the real world and ready to compete on the world stage is the focus of NBC's "Education Nation".

9/28/2011

A renowned, innovative after-school program that helps students control their tempers, deal with nerves, take responsibility and make good life choices is going national after receiving a $1 million donation.

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