Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 4:12pm
City and Columbia Public Schools officials said there is potential for better collaboration that might allow Columbia Transit buses to handle some transportation needs for middle and high school students.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:38pm
Proposed changes to the way Boston assigns students could force thousands of children already attending schools to move to new ones in two years, stirring unease among parents and prompting officials to quickly seek a remedy.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 4:19pm
The thought of having her 11-year-old daughter walk 1.7 miles crossing Interstate 235 to a new school next fall has Jessica Bilotta so worked up, she has contacted everyone she can think of in the Des Moines (Iowa) school district.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 4:52pm
The Los Angeles Unified School District challenged Gov. Jerry Brown's $117 million cuts for school buses, claiming the state is forcing it to "choose between two illegal and unconstitutional outcomes"- ending transportation for students or diverting money from classrooms to make up the shortfall.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 4:07pm
School districts throughout California are scrambling to cover the elimination of $248 million in funding for school buses starting next month, with the state's largest district filing a lawsuit to block the cuts and others saying they'll have to use reserves in order to keep transportation service.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 4:12pm
Seven vinyl banners draped this month along one of Chicago's most iconic bridges, advertisements some have dubbed "a visual crime" and "commercial graffiti," are reviving a debate about how governments raise money in tough economic times.