Business & Finance

6/4/2012

6/4/2012

Financially struggling schools nationwide are increasing the volume of advertising that children see in the halls, at football games and even on their report cards.

6/4/2012

These folks have been running for places on the 15-member Texas State Board of Education, which sets parameters for what public schoolchildren are supposed to learn, highly influencing the content of textbooks purchased all over the state and beyond.

6/4/2012

Attending a public negotiating session one afternoon last week between the Douglas County, Colorado school district administration and the American Federation of Teachers Union was an eyeopener that revealed union attitudes.

6/1/2012

6/1/2012

A 19-year-old student with Down syndrome may be able to play football and basketball during his senior year after schools voted in favor of lifting the age limit for sports eligibility under certain circumstances, the Michigan High School Athletic Association announced Thursday.

6/1/2012

House and Senate budget negotiators have agreed to a $12.9 billion School Aid budget that would give about 450 school districts and charter schools up to $120 more per pupil next year.

5/31/2012

5/31/2012

National and local education leaders sat around a table Tuesday at the district’s first turnaround school, Brennan-Rogers, and shared ideas about elevating the teaching profession as it relates to education reform.

5/31/2012

In the 1990s, the term “digital divide” emerged to describe technology’s haves and have-nots. It inspired many efforts to get the latest computing tools into the hands of all Americans, particularly low-income families.

5/31/2012

New York Education Commissioner John King says he's ready to restore federal funding to six low-performing schools in Buffalo.

5/31/2012

Liberty Public Schools’ superintendent called it a dilemma. A longtime teacher called it a disappointment.

5/31/2012

A year ago, Berkeley school Superintendent Bill Huyett, with the school board's blessing, took about $250,000 out of the district's bank account and placed a bet.

5/30/2012

5/30/2012

The Easton Area (Penn.) School District is offering some of its longtime employees $5,000 if they submit notice by Friday to resign or retire, a move school officials say could offset teacher layoffs.

5/29/2012

5/29/2012

ePals Corporation announced the completion of its integration of Carus Publishing Company following a number of recent activities to accelerate synergies between the various operating units of the newly combined company.

5/29/2012

State funding for schools would drop nearly 4 percent under a measure a House committee approved today.

5/29/2012

Saying his first mission will be to counter “perceived deafness and distrust” of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools leadership, incoming Superintendent Heath Morrison Friday rolled out an entry plan that includes town hall meetings and school visits, along with a push to get digital technology into schools.

5/29/2012

Are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the City Council doing their traditional budget dance?

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