Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 9:53am
Through a collaboration with the town and local authorities, a Sudbury district will upgrade school security and emergency preparedness through a cloud-based technology that provides police with live video from camera feeds in Sudbury schools, interactive floor plans of each school building, and 360- degree virtual views of every classroom, utility closet, and hallway.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 9:50am
Since 2002, a Washington, D.C. charter network has received close to $1.2 million in direct grants from the Walton Family Foundation, a philanthropic group governed by the family that founded Walmart.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 12:51am
The high school graduation rate has topped 80 percent for the first time in U.S. history — and if states can keep up their rapid pace of improvement, the rate could hit 90 percent by 2020, according to newly released federal data.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:47pm
The class-size limits heralded as a key facet of the new St. Paul public schools teachers contract are complicating efforts to boost enrollment and blunting an initiative designed to integrate some of the district’s most popular schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:44pm
Chicago students vying for hard-to-get spots in the city's most competitive public high schools will get a new selective enrollment high school named after President Barack Obama.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:42pm
Nationally, the drumbeat of "college and career readiness" has reached a deafening pitch. The common thread among schools with high college acceptance rates is how early they started talking to kids about colleges and careers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:39pm
Philadelphia School District officials introduced their 2014-15 budget Friday morning, and it was just as grim as promised. It projects operating revenues of $2.5 billion and expenditures of $2.8 billion.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:40am
Fifty years after the Supreme Court decision struck down "separate but equal," scholastic opportunities for African-Americans have expanded. But inequality remains a major problem.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 1:46am
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 1:45am