Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:53pm
Less than half of U.S. states have policies to combat cyberbullying in schools despite recent media coverage of students who committed suicide after suffering persistent online harassment. Every state except Montana has passed anti-bullying legislation, and most schools have developed policies in line with those laws.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:51pm
As school leaders shift to selling healthier products in their vending machines, they can also take the opportunity to change their business model and consider investing in high-tech machines for a range of benefits.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:48pm
Something has to be done to better ensure that today’s children will be able to compete on the global platform of tomorrow.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:42pm
A bank in Albuquerque, N.M., had a limited budget to make one of its branches more environmentally sustainable, so students at the local ACE Leadership High School rolled up their sleeves and went to work.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:39pm
Students attending alternative high schools located in shopping malls nationwide are succeeding academically, with an average graduation rate of 90 percent in the nontraditional setting.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:38pm
A New Jersey district’s proposal to randomly drug test students in extracurricular activities has parents and the school board divided over district transparency.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:36pm
Philadelphia schools almost didn’t open this fall, after a $304 million budget cut forced 4,000 layoffs. Though $45 million in state emergency aid released in October is helping make progress toward recovery, the district remains without basic services that most administrators take for granted.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 11:00am
Once seen as sexist and outdated, the all-male educational model had been resurrected to serve New York City's poorest boys, a group feared to be more likely to go to prison than college.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 10:00am
The Alabama Department of Education is monitoring Selma's school district and has drafted a more than 80-page corrective plan after probing allegations of sexual misconduct and administrators pressuring teachers to change students' grades.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 3:47pm
Our Cleveland County school board has enough problems to deal with. It should not lower itself to in-fighting. Last week's elections saw two new members named to the school board and two incumbents returning. But it appears, for some, the campaigning and mud-slinging aren't over.