Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:41am
Across Fairfield County and the state, schools are expanding summer programs to stem the learning loss students experience when they are away from the classroom for the long vacation.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:40am
Public schools sell sometimes-unhealthy snacks and fatty alternatives to balanced, government-regulated lunches for a simple reason: They earn hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to an exclusive Poughkeepsie Journal review of financial documents and menus and interviews with food service managers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:38am
The Boston School Department has refused to release overall ratings of teacher performance at individual schools, denying families access to potentially powerful information that could shed new light on the quality of instruction.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:36am
Charter school funding, set by the state, has risen from about $32 million to about $659 million over a decade as the mayor increased their number.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 9:16am
As if more evidence were needed about the tragedy of black education, Rachel Jeantel, a witness for the prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder trial, put a face on it for the nation to see.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 9:14am
Two-and-a-half years have passed since Boston Mayor Tom Menino promised, in a State of the City address, to make Madison Park Technical Vocational High School a model for the city and state. We have seen no such transformation.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 9:12am
Jerry Mowery is leaving one Ross County (Ohio) school superintendent post for another. The Huntington administrator confirmed that he’s accepted a verbal offer from the Zane Trace Board of Education to become the district’s next superintendent.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 9:09am
Some parents, teachers and the Wynantskill Teachers Association are calling on the Board of Education to fire their superintendent. This comes after allegations that the school leader is bullying teachers. Our Erin Vannella has more on the controversy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 9:06am
St. Johns County School Superintendent Joseph Joyner has once again received top ratings from school board members for his job performance, which looked at his performance in 37 categories.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 9:03am
An international school management firm will take over the Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy this fall and plans to open a second school in Lansing next year.