Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:42pm
Sharon Contreras today spoke out against a portion of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s school aid plan that requires districts to submit grants for funding.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 3:54pm
Orange County schools that teach poor students and those who don't speak English would get more money under a new formula released Wednesday.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 3:04pm
Temptations to "scrubbing," the process of improperly fixing enrollment or attendance data to somehow improve a building's situation, can include rosier district report cards, added state or federal funding and employee bonuses.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 12:17pm
Kudos to Jerry Brown for proposing to end the inequities in California school funding -- and shame on the districts that seek to fossilize the advantages they have enjoyed for decades now.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 2:32pm
The School District of Philadelphia has revised its facilities master plan that would close or merge dozens of city elementary, middle and high schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 12:52pm
Dan Nelson, the New Hanover (Pa.) School's head custodian and a big NASCAR fan, wrote an attention-grabbing essay and won his school a $48,000 grant offered by the Jimmie Johnson Foundation.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 11:59am
Schools that serve low-income students -- including several area schools -- are eligible for a share of more than $87 million available to purchase new technology and software, the state Education Department said Tuesday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 11:55am
Money from the sale of a 1960s-era house will help finance 21st-century technology in Howell Public Schools. "We're using it as seed money for the [technology] program," Superintendent Ron Wilson said.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 3:57pm
Orange County school districts are working to lower their financial obligations next year by as much as $158 million, a cost-cutting ax expected to fall largely on employee salaries and benefits after years of class-size increases and program cuts.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 3:23pm
New York City spent roughly $20.6 million in transit cards, taxis, and gas mileage to get tens of thousands of stranded students to school during the monthlong bus strike, but some still didn't get there at all, schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said Monday.