Board of Education

11/9/2012

11/9/2012

The state of Mississippi spending less money on local school districts in recent years could result in a reduction in how much it is legally obligated to provide K-12 education in the coming years.

11/5/2012

11/5/2012

Starting Tuesday, the Medford School District and the classified employees represented by the Oregon School Employees Association will enter mediation with a neutral third party in the hopes of resolving stalemated contract negotiations.

10/31/2012

10/31/2012

A committee of the Cumberland County school board was presented Tuesday two options to consider if the state legislature eliminates tenure for teachers.

10/30/2012

10/30/2012

A traditionally sleepy race for Indiana's top elected school position has turned into a referendum on education policies that are endorsed by conservatives across the country.

10/30/2012

A First Amendment squabble is brewing in California over high school newspaper and yearbook advertising content. The school board gave the superintendent the right to prohibit political campaigning and religious symbols in ads.

10/30/2012

As the day draws to a close at Public School 321, the school that launched a thousand strollers toward Park Slope, Brooklyn, the grown-ups begin to assemble outside. Bus drivers pull their long yellow ferries up out front. Parents and caretakers hover near doorways and perch on benches.

10/29/2012

10/29/2012

The Lakewood Board of Education’s dealings with some of its largest vendors have been plagued by lax oversight and questionable contracts over the years, an Asbury Park Press investigation has found.

10/26/2012

10/26/2012

The Chicago Board of Education has approved a three-year contract negotiated with the Chicago Teachers Union after a strike.

10/26/2012

Education in Jackson County -- from pre-kindergarten to the college level -- is a priority for local business, education, and nonprofit leaders, they said Thursday during a Mississippi Press business roundtable discussion.

10/26/2012

A state appellate panel today said Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf has the authority to impose salary caps on New Jersey’s school superintendents, dealing Gov. Chris Christie’s administration another win over the battle to hold down school spending.

10/26/2012

More than 90 percent of schools across the state of Oklahoma received a grade of C or higher, with nearly 50 percent receiving a B.

10/26/2012

Today in Austin, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released the third report in a series focused on transparency entitled, "Texas It’s Your Money."

10/23/2012

10/23/2012

Pinellas County Schools approved the Florida Virtual Academy, a new public charter school which will be open to families in Pinellas County. Set to open in 2013, the new public school will serve grades K8 and expand to high school in subsequent years.

10/22/2012

10/22/2012

Fiscal stability, experience and student performance are key themes in the race for Woodland Joint Unified School District trustees.

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.

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