Reform

10/21/2011

10/21/2011

Former President George W. Bush said Thursday he's still passionate about education, even though he considers himself to be only an observer of politics since he left office.

10/20/2011

10/20/2011

Michigan desperately needs to expand high quality educational opportunities for our children. Too many of our public schools are broken, and far too many young people graduate unprepared for college and a career — if they make it to graduation.

10/20/2011

There’s nothing new about the issue of bullies in school. It’s a problem that’s been around since the days of one-room schoolhouses.

10/18/2011

10/18/2011

Wake County's school board is expected to vote Tuesday on a new student assignment plan, even though there are calls within the community to wait.

10/18/2011

To successfully overhaul the state’s education system, Iowa needs champions in the Legislature and communities that are willing to push for sustained changes, some state leaders say.

10/18/2011

Signaling some unity in the Senate on overhauling the "No Child Left Behind" law, two senators announced Monday an agreement to move forward on bipartisan legislation to revamp it.

10/17/2011

10/17/2011

A group of parents and legislators urged the Senate to pass several measures that would create more accountability and oversight when it comes to charter schools in New Jersey.

10/14/2011

10/14/2011

A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education law, the Education Department said Thursday.

10/14/2011

There are too many unexamined details and too many unanswered questions for the state to move forward quickly with Gov. Tom Corbett's public education reform proposal, a top Hazleton Area administrator said.

10/13/2011

10/13/2011

The Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to sweeping revisions in the way it teaches students learning English, as well as black youngsters, settling a federal civil rights investigation that examined whether the district was denying the students a quality education.

10/12/2011

10/12/2011

Citing Pennsylvania's high dropout rates, Gov. Tom Corbett promoted taxpayer-paid vouchers as the ticket to a better education for low-income students in the state's worst-performing school districts as he detailed a broader plan to improve and reshape public education in Pennsylvania.

10/12/2011

A 19-month civil rights investigation of the Los Angeles Unified School District found that the district failed to provide an equal education to English-learners and black students, resulting in wide academic disparities, the U.S. Department of Education announced.

10/12/2011

The Hawaii Department of Education will seek a waiver to key provisions of the No Child Left Behind law, which requires that schools meet rising annual proficiency goals or face increasing sanctions.

10/12/2011

I've been contacted a few times over the last week or so by representatives of the San Diego Unified School District and other parties who think I've been a little unclear, and possibly unfair, in my exploration into the district's paradigm shift in special education.

10/11/2011

10/11/2011

With Wake County having experienced exponential growth and debate raging over school assignment policy, the campaigns for five seats on the Wake County Board of Educationhave gone into overdrive.

Pages