Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:37pm
The commission on school closings has told Chicago Public Schools officials that shutting a large number of schools would create too much upheaval, and that it is leaning toward a recommendation for closing far fewer schools than many have feared — possibly as few as 15, sources said.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:32pm
The school police force in this Southern California city has acquired 14 high-powered semiautomatic rifles for officers to bring to campuses.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:29pm
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board unanimously approved year-round calendars for four schools Tuesday, launching plans to start their 2013-14 school year in July.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:25pm
Citing an excessive number of unpaid student lunch charges, the Springfield school district has capped the number of times a student can charge starting Feb. 4.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:21pm
For some schools, it may mean police officers are present throughout the day. For others it may mean increased patrols near the campus.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:19pm
It wasn't until 18-year-old Jacob Randolph's online video announcing he was gay hit 100,000 views that he allowed himself to celebrate. On Jan. 18, the Parsippany, N.J., high school senior accepted an award for best actor during his senior class awards ceremony. What happened next would be caught on camera by Rudolph's closest friend, sitting in a crowd of more than 300 students and school staff.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:18pm
Although construction at both Carroll County High School and Carroll County Intermediate School is very close to completion, there remains one problem that must be resolved soon, said Project Manager Dennis Cole during the Carroll County School Board meeting on Jan.7.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:15pm
Construction on a new charter high school in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood reached a milestone Tuesday even as the school's operators fended off criticism from one parents group about its finances.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 3:22pm
Parents and teachers who are fighting to keep their neighborhood schools open in Brevard County will make one last stand on Tuesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 3:18pm
Two new charter schools are slated to open in Tucson this fall.