Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 1:52pm
Results continue upward trend but achievement gaps between whites and blacks, whites and Hispanics, and low-income and more affluent students persist. And far less than half of U.S. students are performing at levels deemed proficient.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:17am
Truelock began work last week as superintendent of Hondo ISD after beating out more than 20 other applicants vying to succeed Clay Rosenbaum, who left the Medina County district in June.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 7:33am
Tom Moore, the assistant superintendent for administration, will succeed Karen List as head of schools when she retires in June. Moore, 43, has spent his entire career in the district.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 7:29am
School trustees decided to forgo a superintendent search and move Handelman, spent the previous three years as the district's associate superintendent, into the permanent superintendent's position.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:33pm
The student, who is Jehovah's Witness and prohibited by the religion from worshiping objects, refused on religious grounds, the investigation found. Officials said teacher Anne Daigle-McDonald twice placed the student's hand over his heart when the class recited the pledge.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:29pm
According to the report, 7,555 cases of bullying were reported during the 2012-13 school year. Approximately 73 percent of those cases, or 5,478, were confirmed as bullying cases after investigation.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:27pm
This is the web site the district will use to sell 27 closed school buildings. Some have already received interest. Drexel University was looking at University City High School, and Temple University has its eye on William Penn High.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:24pm
The programs are still in their infancy, so questions remain about dogs that can distract, scare or send kids into sneezing fits. But they think they can cultivate their ideas to help schools across the country stay safe.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:20pm
Parents and members of the community were invited to observe classroom activities and to participate in after-school discussions about education policies. The movement was backed by the North Carolina Association of Educators in an effort to raise awareness against the recent cutback of government spending on public education.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 4:18pm
The proposal by the Missouri Association of School Administrators seeks to render that statute moot by proposing a complete overhaul of the way Missouri rates its 520 school districts.