Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 2:24pm
Boston Public Schools, in a push to beef up background checks on employees, will meet the requirements of a new state law mandating that all staff be fingerprinted, and will go a step further by scouring court documents to see if a string of “nonconvictions” is a sign of questionable character.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 10:55am
Hillsboro School District has named new principals at Brown Middle, South Meadows Middle and Rosedale Elementary schools to fill retirements and other changes.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 10:53am
Whenever faced with impending leadership voids during the past 13 years, Vicksburg Warren School District has turned to one man for transitional guidance.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 10:35am
A new nationwide survey finds overwhelming public support for geography at all levels of education and recognizes the discipline’s value in government and business.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 10:32am
Many lawyers and their clients have discovered that if you have a legal complaint against New York’s public school system, you cannot fight City Hall.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 10:05am
Beliefs that are debatable or even patently false may be repeated so often that at some point they come to be accepted as fact. We seem to have crossed that threshold with the claim that U.S. schools are significantly worse than those in most other countries.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 05/05/2013 - 10:50pm
The superintendent is examining projected school funding projections for 2014-15 within the recently adopted state budget. His Munster district can expect a funding hike of 2 percent next year and 1.4 percent in 2015. In dollars, it amounts to per pupil funding of $5,643 in 2014 and $5,719 in 2015.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 05/05/2013 - 10:47pm
The 13.4 acres in question on Saul Road has been at the center of the dispute between neighbors and the district. MCPS spokesman Dana Tofig said the district owns that land as a school site, and gave it over to the Parks Department under the condition it would have it back if they needed to build a school.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 05/05/2013 - 10:45pm
This school year, Dexter started its international student program and brought six students from China to Dexter Regional High School.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 05/05/2013 - 10:43pm
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Education Department sent an email to testing coordinators on Saturday saying that ACT Inc. was suspending the online system on Monday.