Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he is donating nearly $500 million in stock to a Silicon Valley charity with the aim of funding health and education issues.
Seventy-eight Texas school districts either have failed to submit state-mandated safety plans in the event of a mass shooting or have filed ones that are too incomplete to be useful, Attorney General Greg Abbott said on Dec. 17.
While the Reedsburg Area School District’s energy use is up slightly, a cost analysis shows an eight-years savings of more than $550,000 because of a number of efficiency improvement projects.
With North Penn School District moving forward with placing advertising in its schools, Souderton Area School District has put a tentative foot on the advertising bandwagon.
The state of Illinois will spend $45 million on early childhood education in underserved areas.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the Montgomery County Board of Education called an emergency meeting today to address safety measures and security upgrades at the 55 schools in its system.
Washington Governor Chris Gregoire is proposing a new wholesale vehicle fuel tax to help cover the costs of getting kids to school.
The Howard County Board of Education narrowly defeated a motion Tuesday, Dec. 18, to withdraw from the federal Race to the Top program that the system signed on to in 2010.
A group that advocates for pro-gun, state legislation said Wednesday guns should be allowed in Arizona public schools to provide protection against shootings such as the one in Connecticut.
President Obama has tasked Vice President Joe Biden with coordinating the administration’s response to the deadly massacre in Newtown, Conn., last week.
School Boards across the country are passing resolutions asking Congress to stop drastic education funding cuts that automatically go into effect January 2, 2013, if the impending “fiscal cliff” is not stopped.
As boards of education and state legislatures refine, adopt or enact educator evaluation requirements, Silver Strong & Associates — developers of The Thoughtful Classroom Teacher Effectiveness Framework — has partnered with education software developer Netchemia to offer a comprehensive solution to performance evaluations for districts and schools across the country.
NSTA, in collaboration with The Dow Chemical Company; the Amgen Foundation; Astellas Pharma US, Inc.; the American Honda Foundation; the Bayer USA Foundation; and Lockheed Martin, announced the 244 middle and secondary science teachers from across the country who will take part as fellows in the 2012–2013 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy.