Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 11:27pm
Federal education officials said they would investigate allegations by a civil rights group that black students in Jefferson Parish are being arrested at a disproportionate rate by law-enforcement agents who patrol public schools.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 11:08pm
A crisis in the U.S. public education system poses a “very grave national security threat,” requiring an overhaul to offer families more choices, business, education and political leaders said in a report.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 02/26/2012 - 10:50am
Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday will mark the 14th year of the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America, an event that focuses on the critical need to instill a love of reading in our children.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 10:32pm
Next year, students at Irondale High School will have more chances at earning free credit toward a two-year college degree as part of a program that has caught the eye of President Barack Obama's education chief.