Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 3:28pm
Briggsdale School, which educates students from preschool to 12th grade, is about a 20-minute drive from the nearest police station, administrators say. And that's a problem if a shooter were to target the school.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 3:25pm
At more than 80 Boston public schools, teachers are moving the classroom outdoors.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 3:23pm
The Sun-Times analysis of results from tests taken this past spring shows Chicago, with 84.9 percent of its students from low-income households, once again claimed some of the best and many of the worst-scoring schools in the state.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 3:16pm
Alarmed by chronically low MCAS scores, Massachusetts education officials announced Wednesday they will take over four schools, including two in Boston, in an attempt to rejuvenate academic programs and put students on a path to success.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 3:11pm
Hundreds of billions of dollars of government money, as well as countless man-hours of time and energy are spent trying to get kids to graduate from high school. But the truth is that a high school degree is, in today’s economy, largely worthless.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:25am
In yet another move to distance itself from the troubling text message scandal that has rocked, and divided, the community, the Coatesville Area School District board announced that Fitts, a veteran New Jersey educator, will take over as interim superintendent of the Pa district.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:17am
Superintendent Pamela C. Brown said she has no plans to hire consultant Mary E. Guinn as her new second-in-command for the Buffalo School District, even as speculation continues to swirl that Guinn may still have a future with the district.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:15am
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy plans to resign in February. Deasy told CBS2/KCAL9′s Suraya Fadel via email that “nothing is official” and that he hasn’t submitted any paperwork regarding a resignation.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:02am
Two of Half Hollow Hills' seven elementary schools, in Melville, N.Y., will close at the end of this school year due to declining enrollment districtwide—a cost-cutting move that drew both anger and sadness from parents.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 10:54am
High school seniors from seven area school districts are earning their high school diploma while also learning skills for high-demand fields under a program launched at Waukesha County Technical College. The yearlong pilot of the college's Dual Enrollment Academy offers manufacturing-related skills training in welding and metal fabrication, tool and die, and information technology.