Civil rights advocates say harsh disciplinary practices at many Mississippi schools lead to children being expelled and even incarcerated for minor infractions, policies that disproportionally affect minorities.
Amabilia Villeda received a surprising phone call from her daughter's teacher one day — the sixth-grader could barely read. "How did this happen?" Villeda said. "Now she's in eighth grade and reads at third-grade level."
The day before the start of New York City's first school bus strike in 34 years, a long yellow bus pulled up at Public School 282 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and the little bodies that popped out could be counted on one hand: Three.
A long-time Ogden school teacher was charged Thursday with multiple felonies in connection with allegedly sexually abusing two children under the age of 14. Prosecutors charged Scott Ray McMurray, 58, with 11 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and three counts of sodomy upon a child.
The slate of 15 applicants for the Tecumseh superintendency was whittled down to the five who will be interviewed at public meetings Jan. 29, 30 and 31 by the Tecumseh Board of Education. The interviews, at 7 and 8:30 p.m. each of the three evenings, will be in the Administrative Service Center, 212 N. Ottawa St.
Three board of ed members voted to pay Andrew Rinko, and two voted against doing so at a board meeting Monday. "You need the majority of the full board, not just the ones in attendance," said Kia Bergman, the district’s community outreach coordinator. Four members of the nine-member board were absent Monday night.
A Wisconsin high school is under fire after a parent accused a diversity class of promoting a critical race theory, alleging that students are being taught that minorities are disadvantaged by white oppressors, Fox News reports.
Following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the nation's leading school safety organization is calling for increased patrols at schools nationwide, but also to include elementary, private and charter schools.
The Oklahoma State School Board Association (OSSBA), an association dedicated to promoting quality education for the children of Oklahoma through training and information services to school board members, today announces a partnership with Aspex Solutions, the providers of AppliTrack Recruiting, the leading online hiring system for K12 organizations.
Tools4ever, the market leader in Identity and Access Management (IdM) solutions, is pleased to announce that during the previous quarter several secondary schools and universities have chosen to implement User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA) to improve security and efficiency of their user account management for staff, students, and parents.
Maine’s high school graduates are less likely to need remedial courses in college than their counterparts across the nation, according to the first reports from Maine’s colleges detailing how many incoming freshmen need to take remedial math or reading courses.