Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 11:37am
Federal budget cuts known as the sequester will cost Ohio's school districts about $66 million in federal aid for the 2013-14 school year, the Ohio Department of Education announced Monday.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:35pm
Local school districts will now be required to conduct safety drills to prepare for a possible shooting under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Monday.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:23pm
The state budget expanding taxpayer-funded voucher schools across Wisconsin will put new limits on the release of public data about their performance, with Gov. Scott Walker reshaping those limits Sunday with his veto pen.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:21pm
Activists say they are optimistic that the district will rehire staff now that the state and city have come up with some additional money.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:03pm
This much is clear: An unusual array of political and business leaders helped craft the latest version of a rescue plan.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 3:01pm
The doors are not yet open for students in the unaccredited Kansas City school district to transfer to neighboring accredited districts.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 2:06pm
Increasingly, states are giving students the right to decide whether they want to dissect animals. Eleven states now have dissection choice laws enabling students to decide whether they want to dissect a frog or fetal pig.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 10:13am
Washington state Superintendent Randy Dorn has repeatedly told lawmakers that anything less than $1.4 billion in new revenue over the next biennium will not satisfy even the minimum requirements of the 2007 McCleary lawsuit, requires the state to live up to its constitutional duty to make ample provision for the education of all Washington children.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:50pm
ON June 6, at a middle school in Mooresville, N.C., President Obama set a goal of high-speed Internet in nearly every public school in America in five years. It was a bold and needed pronouncement — except that in 1996 President Clinton said virtually the same thing, calling for libraries and classrooms to be “hooked up to the Information Superhighway by the year 2000.”
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 9:36am
The President’s proposal builds on the very successful E-Rate program and is one of the boldest efforts in recent memory so clearly focused on ensuring that online and digital learning resources and tools are accessible and affordable to all students and communities.