Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 4:45pm
A group of parents is bent out of shape by free yoga classes at schools in this San Diego County beachside community, fearing they are indoctrinating youngsters in eastern religion.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 4:39pm
The East Aurora School Board voted Friday to rescind a policy on transgender students passed just five days before. The policy aimed to protect transgender and gender-nonconforming students’ right to privacy, and would have asked teachers to respect students' pronoun and name choices.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 9:06pm
For two Central Texas school districts, football games have revived an old debate about the Old South - whether to play "Dixie."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 5:28pm
A yearlong speaker series is about to get under way at the Piedmont Adult School and will focus on a variety of topics dealing with education. The pilot program is a joint venture between the adult school and the Associated Parent Club of Piedmont and will feature lectures by experts in the arena of K-12 education on topics ranging from reading motivation to youth sports.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 5:23pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced three appointments Thursday, including a new deputy secretary of education who formerly worked as the deputy mayor of education in Washington, D.C.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 4:30pm
A judge stopped an East Texas school district on Thursday from barring cheerleaders from quoting biblical scripture on banners at high school football games, acknowledging their argument that is appears to violate their free speech rights.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 4:26pm
A California boy has been ordered to transfer to another middle school because he carries the genetic mutations for cystic fibrosis – even though his doctors and parents maintain he does not have the incurable, non-infectious disease, the San Francisco Gate reported.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:55pm
Washington state’s education system must change in big ways — and it will, partly by stick and potentially by choice.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:48pm
Like most of Louisiana, Rapides Parish voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to limit school board members to three terms.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:43pm
Nashville school officials say they've discussed a partial hiring freeze if the state goes through with plans to withhold $3.4 million from the district after its rejection of a charter school proposal.