Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:31pm
When Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance announced plans this fall to create a school safety office in the aftermath of several gun incidents, some in the community assumed he would pick someone with a badge to lead the new department.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:48pm
The key to eradicating crime and violent behavior, say organizers with the nonprofit Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Pennsylvania, is to invest more resources in early care and child education.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 5:25pm
Police presence was in evidence at five Harford County high schools Wednesday morning; however, no unusual incidents were reported in the wake of an earlier threats that a bomb had been planted in one of the schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 3:38pm
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against the city of Meridian, Miss.; Lauderdale County, Miss.; judges of the Lauderdale County Youth Court; and the state of Mississippi alleging that the defendants systematically violate the due process rights of juveniles.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 8:42am
The president of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents says a rewritten statewide ban on bullying is an "administrative nightmare" for public schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 8:33am
The Woodside Elementary School District is seeking more than $3.6 million in restitution from former chief business official Timothy Hanretty, who will be sentenced Monday for misappropriating public funds.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 7:38pm
The indicted former superintendent of Breathitt County schools cost the district $191,000 in state funding by cutting 10 days from the school year in 2011, according to a state audit released Wednesday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 2:27pm
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has agreed to pay former teacher Jeffrey Leardini $680,000 to settle a lawsuit that brought him a jury award of $1.1 million.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 2:04pm
Opening up a new avenue of investigation, authorities have found something even more disturbing in the home of a Santa Clara elementary school principal than methamphetamine and a date-rape drug—10 hidden cameras, including one tucked inside a Teddy bear.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 4:06pm
The Baltimore school system has hired a leading data forensics company to review thousands of state assessment results dating to 2009 — a third-party analysis that school officials say is needed to inject fairness into investigations of alleged cheating.