Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 3:23pm
New York City spent roughly $20.6 million in transit cards, taxis, and gas mileage to get tens of thousands of stranded students to school during the monthlong bus strike, but some still didn't get there at all, schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said Monday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 4:25pm
Darien parents urged the Board of Education not to cut spending for school technology at a public hearing Tuesday. "Technology is an integral part of the learning that goes on each day in our schools," said Susan Vogel, co-chair of the Council of Darien School Parents.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 3:42pm
Tennessee is a long way from putting a laptop in the hands of every one of its nearly 1 million public school students, but it is embarking on a technology plan that might change the classroom as much as the Internet changed the workplace.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 2:23pm
If one follows press reports in this country, one gets the distinct impression that there is a grand scheme afoot to destroy the American public school system.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:15am
School officials in Santa Ana were in a bind several years ago: they wanted to build hundreds of new classrooms, but feared that voters would rebel against tax increases to pay for the construction.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:09am
It's wise for school officials to review all their options in the face of tight financial constraints.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 2:42pm
When State District Judge John Dietz sided with school districts in their lawsuit over state funding, he cited three primary reasons to support public education: civic, altruistic and economic.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 10:59am
A $104.2 million school budget for 2013-2014 won unanimous Board of Education approval Monday, of which $1.1 million will be spent on technology.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 4:10pm
Mike Rightmire, technology director for Northern Highlands (N.J.) Regional High School, told the Board of Education that teachers' computers are obsolete and need to be replaced.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 3:13pm
Built in 2011 with $25 million from Illinois taxpayers, the curvy, stainless-steel structure that houses the UNO Soccer Academy Elementary Charter School leaps out from the neighboring landscape of boxy brick houses on the Southwest Side.