Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 2:57pm
While kids his age were reading Shakespeare and dissecting frogs, Benito Vasquez was picking grapes and almonds in the Central Valley.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 2:37pm
Some high school students are embarking on the road trip of a lifetime. They’re driving a 1967 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia -- which they rescued, rebuilt and converted to an electric vehicle -- to the nation's capital.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:16am
The board of El Rancho Unified School District has tentatively chosen a new school superintendent. Martin Galindo was tapped for the position contingent upon a "positive community visit by board members to Mr. Galindo's present school district."
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:13am
After searching for a year and a half, the school board of the Berkeley Unified School District voted unanimously to name Donald Evans as the new superintendent of the district last week.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:01am
Longtime West Texas educator Berhl Robertson will be the new superintendent for the Lubbock Independent School District, after a unanimous vote by board members.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/02/2013 - 7:07pm
Seattle Public Schools has 18 months to fix persistent problems in its special-education programs, or risk losing millions of dollars in federal special-education funding or control over how it can spend that money.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/02/2013 - 7:04pm
Last month, State Senator Dan Patrick, the chairman of the Senate Education Committee, announced what he called the end of an era in Texas public schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/02/2013 - 6:58pm
Heads Up Football, a national youth program aimed at teaching beginner-level kids a safer way to tackle in efforts to limit concussions and ease concerns of parents who question whether their children should play the game, is graduating to the high school level.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 3:21pm
In terms of the grades Louisiana gives to schools, high schools had a really good year. Unfortunately, some of that was because of a generous new rating scale from the state, not in terms of real performance in the classroom.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 1:54pm
I’m not saying Washington is an education backwater. But we sure spend a lot of time wringing our hands. The Legislature’s role developing thoughtful policy paves the way for work educators do on the ground.