Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 2:22pm
Baltimore County would add classrooms for thousands of students under a budget proposal unveiled Monday by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — a plan advocates hope signals a commitment to solve the overcrowding that has plagued the school system.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:43am
Waiting list totals can count students more than once, a review of state data found.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 1:50pm
Curtis Johnson cried when he heard that the public school where he works as a security guard and where two of his children are students will close at the end of this school year.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 12:38pm
The old way of calculating a school’s capacity no longer applies in the 21st century, a consultant for the Iowa City school district said Monday night.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 9:16am
CPS closings offer chance for reinvention.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 03/24/2013 - 6:18pm
The fact that girls are underrepresented in New York’s top high schools, which tend to be focused on math and science, and which have more than a dozen Nobel laureates among their alumni, worries some academics who see the schools as prime breeding grounds for future scientists and engineers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 03/24/2013 - 6:05pm
It's no surprise that parents go to great lengths to get their children into the coveted classrooms. But other campuses suffer a loss from such lopsided enthusiasm.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 03/22/2013 - 3:54pm
The official list of closings isn't due to be published until March 31, but parents were learning whether their schools were on the list in letters that were already being sent home with students.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 3:21pm
District officials plan to scrap a school funding formula that assumes a typical class size of 30 students in favor of a system that would divide money on a more straightforward per-pupil basis.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 03/03/2013 - 2:17pm
Despite its ranking as one of Louisiana's top school districts, the Ascension Parish school system faces additional challenges.