Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 7:38pm
New York City is paying private contractors more than $1 billion this year to operate a little-known special education program for 3- and 4-year-olds, nearly double the amount it paid six years ago.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 7:03pm
Parents and community members are urging greater accountability from the Des Moines school board, with some demanding an investigation into the influence former superintendent Nancy Sebring asserted over elected officials.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 6:31pm
At its regular meeting in Frankfort on Wednesday, the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously agreed to award Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday a four-year extension of his contract.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 4:10pm
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today told U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan that it is unacceptable to exclude Vermont and many other rural states from a major federal grant program.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 3:55pm
Texas high school students can pass most of the state's new end-of-course exams this year by answering fewer than half the questions correctly, prompting concerns that the initial standards are not tough enough.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 3:04pm
The head of the Kansas Department of Education said Wednesday it's not certain that the state will be granted its waiver request from the federal government for more flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 2:49pm
A veteran superintendent who has led turnaround efforts in four large U.S. districts has started a new venture that he expects will broaden his reach.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 8:45am
Watch this web seminar to see a case study from Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida, one of the largest districts in the country, and find out how and why the district is replacing payroll checks with the rapid!
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 8:44am
Healthy school food options on a budget: it can be done!
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 7:12pm
A mix of large and small school districts will be first in line when Idaho starts providing laptop computers for every ninth- through 12th-grader next year, according to a list obtained today by The Associated Press.