Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:56am
As school districts across the country consider placing more police officers in schools, youth advocates and judges are raising alarm about what they have seen in the schools where officers are already stationed: a surge in criminal charges against children for misbehavior that many believe is better handled in the principal’s office.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:46am
President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan last year issued what has become known as the "digital mandate," challenging schools to adopt digital technology by 2017.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:44am
One aspect of school improvement that is not being given the emphasis it deserves is the health and safety of our children. A snapshot of public health indicators among Buffalo Public School students reflects a troubling picture.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:42am
The most recent education news provides alarming indications that the "pipeline" from early childhood neglect to young adult incarceration is disappearing. I don't suggest that the problem is going away. Quite to the contrary.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 5:29pm
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Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 5:28pm
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Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 5:25pm
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Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 4:24pm
How tight is too tight for school? Administrators and teachers at a middle school in Petaluma, Calif., are asking themselves this question as they implement a new dress code policy around girls’ form-fitting pants. Kenilworth Junior High has been making national news for prohibiting girls from wearing tight-fitting pants because they’re “distracting to teenage boys,” according to KTVU-TV.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 4:13pm
The Marcus Whitman Central School District Board of Education has appointed a new superintendent of schools. Jeramy Clingerman, principal of Waterloo High School, was appointed at the board’s meeting Monday. Clingerman replaces Michael Chirco, who will be retiring from the district July 1 after five years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 4:03pm
I find the the guest editorials from the Saratogian which ran in the Gazette on April 3 to be poorly informed. I realize this was on the opinion page, where any opinion can be printed, but I would think that a responsible publication would not want to propagate false information. Here are my personal opinions. They do not necessarily represent the total Lew-Port Board of Education, but they are factual.