Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 2:25pm
As the government shutdown and the sequester wear on, more young children will be deprived of crucial services that are to help them succeed at school and escape poverty.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 2:20pm
Campaign introduces mindfulness to students, or the intentional thought of how actions may affect ourselves and others and the ability to evaluate our choices.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 2:12pm
If we all want a thriving, high-quality school system, it makes every bit of sense to bring a successful education model into a district where few, if any, such models exist.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 11:00am
A group of determined parents from four Florida counties say the state’s public schools are unsafe, underfunded, inefficient and ineffective.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 10:24am
I trust you’re as impressed as I am by the news that Matt Labrum, football coach at Union High School in Roosevelt, Utah, has suspended his entire team—all 80 players—for what he calls a “lack of character.”
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 10:21am
The major investment in after-school programs by Buffalo Public Schools, the Wallace Foundation, and Say Yes to Education is an exciting next step in Buffalo’s efforts to improve student outcomes. Research shows that high-quality after-school programs and coordinated support services improve learning and increase graduation rates.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 10:14am
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, certainly used to criticism, was subjected to even more during the past week due to his controversial decision related to Common Core State Standards. He seeks to create nationwide standards for the country’s public education system through a common curriculum and testing procedures.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:46am
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a Baltimore lawyer and gadfly who successfully argued a landmark Supreme Court case in 1963 that led to a ban on state-supported prayer in public schools, died on Sept. 26 in Baltimore. He was 88.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:28am
Indiana's State Board of Education declined to change the grades for a handful of schools following a review of changes the former public schools superintendent made last year to the grading formula to benefit a donor's charter school.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:25am
A bid to restore a South Side elementary school building's connection to track star Jesse Owens after a name change earlier this year that many considered culturally tone-deaf will face a final vote later this month.