Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 5:36pm
A Florida teacher has angered parents after having her fourth-grade class write a statement about giving up constitutional rights.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 1:48pm
An Andover lawmaker has filed legislation that would lift the charter-school cap on the state's 30 lowest-performing school districts, including Lowell, Gardner, and Fitchburg, a move praised as creating more options for nontraditional education and criticized for taking state dollars away from the public system.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 12:11pm
The school, at 2833 W. Adams St., is one of 53 elementary schools that CPS says is significantly underenrolled and should be closed next fall in a sweeping cost-cutting effort pushed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Under the plan, Calhoun kids will be sent nearly a half-mile north to Cather Elementary, which officials contend is an even better school.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 12:07pm
The memo notes that nearly all of the teachers at one Washington elementary school had students whose test papers showed high numbers of wrong-to-right erasures and asks, "Could a separate person have been responsible?"
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
Providing opportunities for students of all abilities.