At-Risk

10/19/2012

10/19/2012

Florida's State Board of Education is suddenly a national lightning rod because of its controversial new education plan setting goals for students based in part on their race.

10/19/2012

Emergency planners in Washington estimate as many as 700,000 people participated in an earthquake drill on Thursday morning.

10/18/2012

10/18/2012

The divide between U.S. society and the American military reveals itself in strange places – children’s classrooms, for example.

10/17/2012

10/17/2012

Teachers union leaders are calling for creating a preschool through community college system, expanded use of blended learning and year-round programs for at-risk students as part of a plan to reboot Michigan’s school funding system.

10/16/2012

10/16/2012

A year ago, a dramatic increase in the number of homeless students had Twin City school leaders scurrying to find solutions.

10/15/2012

10/15/2012

Only about 13% of Hispanic 25- to 29-year-olds complete at least a bachelor's degree, compared with 39% for whites in the same age group and 53% for Asians, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

Imagine experiencing the anxieties and adjustments of the first day of school several times during one school year.

9/12/2012

9/12/2012

Students across Greater Danbury are more worldly, more widely traveled and more technologically comfortable than 15 or 20 years ago, local educators say. The same officials also suggest that many of these students are more academically competent than their peers from a generation ago.

9/7/2012

9/7/2012

The State Board of Education will revisit its annual measurable objectives for mathematics achievement Sept. 27 per the request David M. Foster, the board’s president.

9/5/2012

9/5/2012

Connie Anderson didn’t know what was bothering her 17-year-old son, a Baltimore-area high school senior with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. He was usually a diligent student, but his grades began to plummet.

“He was starting to go downhill fast,” Ms. Anderson said. “His grades were crashing, and he wasn’t able to focus.”

8/30/2012

8/30/2012

New York City public-school students can no longer be suspended for one-time, low-level infractions, and the youngest pupils can be suspended only for 5 days for midlevel offenses, down from 10, according to new disciplinary rules posted by the Education Department this week.

8/13/2012

8/13/2012

When the bells ring in schools across Hamilton County on Monday morning, thousands of students who should be at their desks likely won't even be in school.

8/13/2012

Students in a central Indiana school district who test positive for drug use could lose the right to participate in extracurricular activities and be forced to undergo counseling as part of changes to the district's drug testing policy.

8/10/2012

8/10/2012

Partnering with Southwest Displays & Events, the Fort Frontier Playhouse is included in the 2012 Parade of Playhouses Event, August 3-19, at NorthPark Center.

8/3/2012

8/3/2012

Large achievement gaps lurk within some of Metro Detroit's elite school districts, according to data released Thursday by the Michigan Department of Education.

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