Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 10:18am
North Carolina’s Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is the 2013 recipient of the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 10:15am
Superintendents and other education leaders from across the country will convene at the Women in School Leadership Forum to be held in Coronado, Calif., on Oct. 17 and 18. This meeting comes at a time when one out of four superintendents throughout the country are women, according to a survey conducted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:56am
Robert Hasson, superintendent of School Administrative District 51 for 20 years, will leave the job Nov. 1 to become deputy executive director of the Maine School Management Association.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:55am
Salesforce.com founder goes above and beyond request from San Francisco mayor and superintendent to help boost access to technology.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:21am
A panel of educational leaders tackled the issue of testing Monday morning as part of NBC’s fourth annual Education Nation Summit, a three-day series of panels and discussions exploring “What It Takes” to ensure students are prepared for college and careers.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 10/06/2013 - 2:28pm
During the filming of a high school quiz show at the State House on Friday, a student was asked what he liked about finance.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 10/06/2013 - 2:22pm
Robert Small, the Howard County parent whose name became known from Maine to California when he protested new nationwide education standards, is part of a chorus of increasingly strident voices rising up against the initiative — from both ends of the political spectrum.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 10/06/2013 - 2:18pm
A teenager who claimed "sarcasm" after talking on Facebook about shooting up a kindergarten spent months in jail this year for making a "terroristic threat." Over the summer, Instagram photos of guns and money led to New York City’s largest gun bust ever. A mom's Facebook photo of her baby with a bong led to her 2010 arrest.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 3:03pm
The Minneapolis Public School District is expected to grow by more than 3,000 kids over the next five years.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 2:58pm
More than 250 separate complaints were sent to the state, depicting deficiencies in the city's cash-strapped schools that allegedly violate state or federal laws.