Parents of students at Adrian High School in Michigan will face stiffer penalties if their teen skips school this year. The city's commissioners approved an ordinance last week that could potentially punish parents of absent teenswith a $500 fine and up to 90 days in jail.
President Barack Obama is creating a new office to bolster education of African-American students.
Faced with a shocking case of teacher misconduct with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff - from custodians to the principal - to smash what he called a "culture of silence."
Slammed into lockers, isolated in darkened schoolrooms, vulgar language by a teacher – it was just another day at school for special needs student Alex Williams.
Ann Arbor Public Schools’ legal obligation to report an 8-year-old's claim that she was sexually assaulted at Eberwhite Elementary to Child Protective Services falls into a gray area, according to legal professionals.
Rhyme & Reason, a Connecticut based clothing company, is pleased to announce its first ever student t-shirt design competition in partnership with the Kids In Need Foundation.
PresenceLearning, provider of live online speech therapy services to K12 students, was recently named a Cool Tool winner for special needs in the EdTech Digest Awards.
Tuesday night's vote by the Tucson Unified School District's governing board wiped out the ethnic studies program. Now, students and teachers are going through a transition, while supporters gear up for another legal battle.
A coalition that includes a Fortune 500 company, labor unions and nonprofit foundations outlined plans Thursday to spend the next five years focused on rescuing a rural West Virginia school district, one of the country's most downtrodden.
With schools facing what must feel like ever-shrinking budgets — the 2011 Kansas Legislature most recently slashed $100 million in state spending on K-12 education — and the ever-present reality of layoffs, paraprofessionals are showing their value.