Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:33pm
A slight majority of more than 7,000 residents in the Indianapolis Public Schools district are dissatisfied with the school system, according to surveys conducted in late summer by a coalition of community groups, including IPS itself.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:13pm
An effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to win a high-profile $40-million grant has unraveled after the L.A. teachers union declined to sign the application, a condition for the competition imposed by the federal education department.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:00pm
Ahead of a joint meeting today of the Senate education and criminal justice committees that will address school discipline, a new study suggests that adjusting disciplinary policy could improve results at Texas public schools while saving money at the same time.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 12:44pm
Texas will need to spend at least an additional $8 billion per year to ensure its students meet the tough new academic standards imposed by state lawmakers, a top school finance expert testified Monday.