Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 03/24/2013 - 6:52pm
An "integrated schools” model calls for fewer teachers and administrators and larger class sizes, made possible by uniform schedules and interactive classroom technology that links students and teachers in different towns.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 03/24/2013 - 6:11pm
When the school district switched from seventh-through-ninth grade junior highs to sixth-through-eighth grade middle schools in 1987, all sports for middle schools were eliminated. That changed last September when new funding generated by the sale of advertising on district sports scoreboards and rebates from some vendors made an enhanced sports program possible.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 2:16pm
Attleboro schools are ending their formal partnership with the Massachusetts Math and Science Initiative which brought broader student participation in advanced courses at the high school over the last four years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 10:59am
The Alabama legislature is close to approving a plan to borrow $50 million to replace outdated equipment in high school technology programs, which proponents said will help more students stay in school and get jobs when they graduate. A bill authorizing a $50 million bond issue has moved through the legislature with bipartisan support.