Human Resources

10/19/2012

10/19/2012

A yearlong speaker series is about to get under way at the Piedmont Adult School and will focus on a variety of topics dealing with education. The pilot program is a joint venture between the adult school and the Associated Parent Club of Piedmont and will feature lectures by experts in the arena of K-12 education on topics ranging from reading motivation to youth sports.

10/19/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced three appointments Thursday, including a new deputy secretary of education who formerly worked as the deputy mayor of education in Washington, D.C.

10/17/2012

10/17/2012

Taxpayers pour nearly $9 million a year into salaries for central office administrators in the Buffalo Public Schools – the very people deemed by the district’s distinguished educator to be largely responsible for the consistent failure of the system.

10/17/2012

Nearly $4.2 million was stolen from the Cuyahoga Heights school district by its former technology director, Joseph Palazzo, according to Ohio Auditor Dave Yost.

10/15/2012

10/15/2012

Like most of Louisiana, Rapides Parish voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to limit school board members to three terms.

10/15/2012

This year, 14 teachers are being moved to other schools, a process known as "consolidation," because fewer students enrolled in a particular school than the district expected, the Oakland school district has reported.

10/10/2012

10/10/2012

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has agreed to pay former teacher Jeffrey Leardini $680,000 to settle a lawsuit that brought him a jury award of $1.1 million.

10/10/2012

Ypsilanti Board of Education members expressed their satisfaction with Superintendent Dedrick Martin for the third consecutive year in his annual performance evaluation.

10/2/2012

10/2/2012

A school bus driver for the San Antonio Independent School District is dead and two students hospitalized with minor injuries after a bus crashed into another bus and then a fence in front of Wagner High School this morning.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

Whether they like it or not, the Santa Clara County Board of Education may be stuck with $175,000 or more in losses from the underwater luxury condominium that ex-Superintendent Charles Weis is trying to unload.

9/27/2012

9/27/2012

Michael Hayhurst, the superintendent of a group of High Desert charter schools, resigned Monday after a joke he made about Michelle Obama earlier this month brought condemnation from around the nation.

9/20/2012

9/20/2012

On the heels of recent allegations of abuse by special education staff in Lexington schools, a third Lexington family has come forward alleging their son was not only put in a seclusion room while a first-grader at Fiske Elementary School, but was also physically restrained while a third-grader at the Estabrook School.

9/4/2012

9/4/2012

Elfega Cazares isn't taking sides in the standoff between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools over contract talks. Like many of the immigrant parents in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, she knows her children stand to lose the most if teachers walk off the job next Monday.

8/31/2012

8/31/2012

The Vernon Board of Education moved to further discuss the creation and implementation of a dress code for faculty after some members expressed their disapproval of some staff attire in the hallways.

8/30/2012

8/30/2012

Wipro Ltd and the University of Massachusetts Boston jointly announced the launch of a 12-month fellowship program in the US to train 120 school teachers over three years, with the aim of fostering excellence in science education among students from disadvantaged areas of Boston and New York.

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