Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 1:50pm
Curtis Johnson cried when he heard that the public school where he works as a security guard and where two of his children are students will close at the end of this school year.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 1:46pm
The education reform industry and their privatization efforts that have virtually destroyed the public education systems in Chicago, Philadelphia and New Orleans have been quietly, and not so quietly, targeting the Twin Cities.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 1:38pm
More reports of rape and bullying, including at Torrington High School in Connecticut and Southern Columbia Area High School in Pennsylvania, show that the rape culture starts at a young age.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 1:33pm
What is lost in the debate over how to protect our most vulnerable students is the need to keep security and education separate and distinct.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 10:36pm
Linda S. Lane will retain her position as superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools for another three years. The district's Board of Directors this month entered into a new three-year agreement with Lane, effective through June 2016.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 10:33pm
The city's School Committee has awarded an unprecedented five-year contract to incoming school superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless. By a 6-1 vote, with Daniel C. Elias opposed, the school board on Wednesday agreed to the long-term deal -- with a starting annual salary of $157,000 -- because it felt McCandless has shown he will be committed to the local school system. Traditionally, the city school board has hired superintendents three years at a time.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 8:26pm
Des Plains Chief Is Illinois Superintendent of the Year.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 8:23pm
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Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 8:20pm
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Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 4:50pm
A new study suggests that states have not seen the academic boost they expected from introducing Algebra 1 to a broader range of students in middle school. This practice has been widely embraced in Georgia under the assumption that Algebra 1 in middle school better readies students for the more rigorous math now being taught in high school.