Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 5:01pm
Ignoring a problem has never made it go away. But that’s exactly what some are suggesting Gov. Paul LePage and the Maine Department of Education do after our new A-F grade system was announced last week.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:57pm
A panel of 28 Newtown officials voted unanimously for a plan to tear down Sandy Hook Elementary school, the site of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history, and rebuild a new school in its place.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:52pm
Nearly half of the more than 20 school closures announced by the Flint School District over the last decade have been in predominantly black neighborhoods on the northwest side of the city, according to an MLive-Flint Journal analysis.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:45pm
A single education advocacy group, Raise Your Hand, has influence in negotiations over Texas legislation and has won it both respect and exasperation in education circles.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:38pm
Indiana school districts that won voters' approval last week for the majority of the tax increases they had sought to boost school funding may be becoming more skilled at selling the public on the need for those tax hikes, say experts who've tracked Indiana's school referendums for several years.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:32pm
Since 20-year-old Adam Lanza gunned down 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in December, education officials in Vermont and across the nation have taken steps to review and increase security. That's driving a renewed interest in surveillance cameras.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 4:28pm
Baltimore public schools are on the verge of a system-wide makeover that officials hope will provide safer learning conditions for students and spark an era of academic achievement.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:12pm
The Aurora Board of Education appointed D. Rico Munn as the next Superintendent of Schools Tuesday. Munn served on the Colorado Board of Education from 2003 to 2007 and was a member of Gov. Bill Ritter’s cabinet from 2007 to 2011.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:07pm
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Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:05pm
I have been a school social worker in the small Westmoreland Central School District in central New York for 26 years. And I have experienced what is now documented in research, that schools are seeing more children with mental health difficulties, such as fear and anxiety.