Business & Finance

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

The Tuscaloosa City Board of Education approved the final version of the method it will use to evaluate the Tuscaloosa City School System’s superintendent.

5/10/2012

The Berkeley Unified School District will begin interviewing applicants this week for the superintendent position that will be vacated by current District Superintendent Bill Huyett when he retires in June.

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

A school district has deemed an awkward teen's two-page encounter at boarding school in the coming-of-age novel "Looking for Alaska" too racy, banning the book from class reading lists.

5/9/2012

The cash-strapped Miami-Dade School District has several options to consider from developers interested in buying its prime downtown real estate, but interest has cooled from its biggest suitor -- the Genting Group.

5/8/2012

5/8/2012

The idea that a handful of college instructors and student teachers in the school of education at the University of Massachusetts could slow the corporatization of public education in America is both quaint and ridiculous.

5/8/2012

The Mount Baker School District will cut programs and lay off employees to close a $1.95 million deficit in the 2012-13 budget.

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

The American Civil Liberties Union and a southwestern Pennsylvania school district have signed an agreement settling a lawsuit brought by a girl who claimed she was disciplined for refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance.

5/4/2012

The parents of a New Hampshire teenager who was assaulted and forcibly tattooed on the buttocks by four older students during school hours have filed suit against the school district.

5/4/2012

The Alabama Senate passed a $5.5 billion education budget, but not before making some changes to distribution of funds to two-year colleges and saying it expects more changes to be made in the state House.

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

The federal government says a company that tutored struggling New York City students was caught cheating as it tried to score tens of millions of dollars in federal funding.

5/3/2012

To silence her stubborn hiccups during the summer of 2010, Mallory Kievman tried swallowing saltwater, making herself gag, eating a spoonful of sugar, sipping pickle juice and drinking a glass of water upside-down.

5/2/2012

5/2/2012

McLean County Unit 5 District in Normal, Ill., is piloting the CyberBully Hotline from SchoolReach in six of its schools, including four junior and two senior high schools.

5/2/2012

Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott will resign in July after five years on the front lines of the state's public education battles, the agency announced Tuesday.

5/2/2012

Arts, music and middle school sports programs in Clayton schools will be spared next year, but possibly at the expense of 134 teaching jobs under a cost-cutting plan approved by the school board this week.

5/2/2012

The public education system these days is rife with ways that private enterprises can make money.

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