Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/29/2012 - 2:39pm
Three lucky people in North Carolina are $1 million richer after winning part of the Powerball jackpot Wednesday night. According to the North Carolina Education Lottery, sales from the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot tickets will boost education in the state. From those sales, an estimated $16.8 million will go to education programs in North Carolina.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 4:09pm
Midland Public Schools officials are warning residents that a group of bills being considered in the state Legislature could have wide-ranging — and possibly unintended — effects on school districts statewide.
Louisiana's Constitution and a court decision require that for any nonpublic school to receive state funds the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education must certify that it has "curriculum or specialized course of study of quality at least equal to that prescribed for similar public schools."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 2:54pm
Interwrite Boards installed in 24 school classrooms are the latest gift of the Midland Park Public Education Foundation. The interactive boards were installed during the summer recess as part of the foundation's ongoing effort to support new curriculum initiatives and enrichment opportunities.