Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 10:32pm
Bundled in their winter coats, students hopped off their buses and walked past an armed police officer standing at the entrance to Riverside Elementary West last week.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 10:30pm
As winter break ends, kids across Ventura County are returning to their backbreaking work — not their homework, but rather their lugging of heavy textbooks around school and sometimes all the way home.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 10:27pm
The city Department of Education says it is ready for a potential strike by school bus drivers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 10:18pm
Boston parents who do not get their choices of kindergartens for their children in the first round of the lottery now have the option of letting the School Department pick a school for them under a change that went into effect last week.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 10:14pm
Our neighbors at MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry report that Chicago’s Noble Network of Charter Schools is making some cash on the side by charging “disciplinary fees” to unruly students. The parents of one teenager, writes Traci Lee, had to pay close to $2,000 in fines for infractions including “an unkempt appearance and not making eye contact.”
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 10:07pm
"It's harder to change a school than it is to move a graveyard." Or, as it's also been said, "It's harder to change a history course than it is to change history." I think we can all agree that our schools should be among our most dynamic and innovative institutions; but despite the endless talk about school reform, they remain among our most ossified.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 10:06pm
Many educators on this blog complain that charter schools enjoy a critical edge over their non-charter counterparts: They have far more freedom to kick out problem students.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 5:59pm
By using myON Reader’s vast online library and involving the greater community, educators can transform how students think of reading
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Sun, 01/06/2013 - 5:50pm
Learn how districts can use the latest technology to combat bullying, violence, drug abuse and other dangerous behavior.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 01/04/2013 - 2:45pm
Co-written by 8-time New York Times bestselling author Peter Golenbock, Gangster Redemption truly is the life story of a ‘Goodfella’ turned ‘good guy’ who gets his life back on track to help and inspire others. His riveting story has it all; the millions he made from robberies, prison torture, the New York mafia, and much more.