Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 2:48pm
Officials say nine schools within the St. John the Baptist Parish (La.) School District reopened Monday with at least a 92 percent student attendance rate. District-wide attendance increased to almost 95 percent by Tuesday.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 10:24pm
A Superior Court judge has ruled that a Mojave Desert (Calif.) school board illegally rejected a parent petition to turn over an elementary school to a charter, in a major victory for supporters of California’s parent trigger law.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 11:56pm
The sixth graders at Stephen A. Halsey Junior High School 157 in Queens have a tough assignment before them: design a new playground that will transform a sea of black asphalt at their school into a recreational oasis — and, while they are at it, help clean up New York City’s waterways.