Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:05pm
Michigan’s governor on July 15 appointed a seasoned financial guru to run Detroit’s ailing public school district, a move that many observers hailed as a saving grace for the city's classrooms in decline. Three days later, Detroit filed for bankruptcy.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:13pm
The decline in high-school populations won’t reverse until the school system gives parents the longer school days and rigorous academic environments that are characteristic of state-authorized charter schools, which are expanding across Boston.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:25pm
After turning away kids for years, school superintendents say they plan to begin accepting transfer requests this summer from the first of what could be hundreds — if not thousands — of students seeking to leave two unaccredited districts in north St. Louis County.