Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/29/2012 - 2:40pm
Update: The hearing scheduled for Nov. 28 on Andrea Hernandez's request to stay at John Jay High School was cancelled, after Northside ISD filed a motion to move the case from state to federal court. The district issued the following statement: "Since the Jay High School student and her father are alleging a violation of the student's federal constitutional rights, Northside ISD asked that the case be heard in federal court. The case scheduled to be heard today in State court has been canceled and now will rest with a Federal judge to make a ruling.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/29/2012 - 2:39pm
Three lucky people in North Carolina are $1 million richer after winning part of the Powerball jackpot Wednesday night. According to the North Carolina Education Lottery, sales from the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot tickets will boost education in the state. From those sales, an estimated $16.8 million will go to education programs in North Carolina.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 4:40pm
Bridget Collins waited a long time to go back to McDonogh School.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 11:56am
Three generations had graduated from Perry High School, and the fourth was going to no matter where Brian and Michelle Cox lived.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:42pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is urging the New York Board of Regents to approve two initiatives that he says will improve graduation rates and reduce young adult unemployment.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 4:22pm
The first of two D.C. Council hearings on a plan to close 20 public schools schools started Thursday, while opposition to School Chancellor Kaya Henderson's proposal has started emerging from various quarters.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:58pm
Two small school districts in western Indiana are working to carry out a merger plan after it won approval from voters in this month’s election.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:49pm
A national report released this week shows charter school enrollment continues to grow in Detroit, Michigan and across the nation. The seventh annual report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools shows that Detroit now ranks No. 2 nationally when it comes to the percentage of students enrolled in charter schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:45pm
The West Virginia Board of Education voted to terminate State Superintendent of Schools Jorea Marple during a routine board meeting in a 5-2 vote.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:40pm
A Utah parent has sued her school district in federal court challenging the constitutionality of restrictions imposed on student access to a library book about a lesbian couple raising a family.