Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 11/29/2011 - 11:02pm
The New Hartford (N.Y.) Library Board of Trustees took its first step Tuesday night toward a plan that would sever ties with the town. The board voted in favor of a resolution to change from a municipal public library to a school district library.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 11/20/2011 - 10:41pm
In just a short nine months, Pamela Blizzard envisions a new place of learning nestled in the heart of Research Triangle Park – a place with a “porous wall” to encourage partnerships with surrounding companies and that packs students’ minds with more than four years of education during the four years of high school.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 12:52pm
Portland, Oregon based Stand for Children Leadership Center (Stand) and New York City-based Education Equality Project (EEP) announce that they have permanently joined forces and are integrating their work to improve public schools and close the pervasive achievement gap that exists in too many American communities.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 11:51am
On Monday evening, about 200 students, parents, school aides and educators associated with Occupy Wall Street congregated on the steps of the New York City Department of Education in lower Manhattan to "occupy the DOE."
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 11/02/2011 - 11:17pm
Colorado voters roundly rejected a ballot proposal to temporarily raise state income and sales taxes to help boost public education, a defeat political analysts said was no surprise given the weak economy.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 2:24pm
A parent-advocacy group whose members have criticized Chicago Public Schools’ efforts to offer financial incentives for a lengthened school day found that most respondents to its online survey support a longer day.