Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:57pm
Officials argue that one school for 1,000 children is cheaper to build and operate than two schools for 500, but some education researchers say that savings comes at a high price because the more students in a building, the worse they perform.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:37pm
Schools are fighting closures connected to high-profile figures and institutions.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 4:06pm
Students at James Hubert Blake High School in Silver Spring soon will be able to know more about their finances thanks to EverFi Inc. — an online program that the school has begun integrating into its courses that teaches students about financial literacy.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 12:01pm
State policymakers and educators will get their first look today at a massive overhaul of Michigan's public education funding system that already is being labeled a vehicle for school vouchers.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:58pm
Two small school districts in western Indiana are working to carry out a merger plan after it won approval from voters in this month’s election.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:34pm
The tax-exempt bond market's first in-depth evaluation of charter school credit quality details stronger-than-expected financial performance, especially among rated borrowers, and challenges market perceptions about charter school financial risk.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 4:08pm
School officials in Hopkinton are already pushing back against the Board of Selectmen’s recommendation that all town departments be level-funded for fiscal year 2014, saying that expectation is “unrealistic.”
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 2:02pm
The question from Pittsburgh Public Schools board member Thomas Sumpter was blunt: "By 2015, are we broke, out of business?"
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 3:37pm
Roy Roberts, the emergency financialmanager for Detroit Public Schools, says he may leave the job if voters reject Proposal 1, the statewide ballot proposal that would affirm the state's ability to take over financially struggling school districts and municipalities.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 4:53pm
The cost of educating public school students in Illinois continues to go up in the face of a struggling economy that has forced teacher layoffs and led to cuts in state education aid, new state data show.