Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 3:47pm
On Monday, Daniel A. Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Superintendents (AASA) released AASA’s response to President Obama’s FY14 Proposed Budget.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:36pm
State Rep. Elaine Nekritz is sponsoring legislation, which she expects will come up for a vote this week in the Illinois House, aimed at strengthening the 20 mph speed limit around schools to reflect the reality that vehicle-pedestrian crashes involving children don't occur only during school hours.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:34pm
Iowa and Indiana are two Midwestern states that are taking radically different approaches to education, with one increasing funding for public education and the other taking it away.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 3:57pm
Four bills authored by House Speaker T.W. Shannon related to the issue of school safety passed full votes in the House Thursday. Speaker Shannon and President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman and Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb said they created the Oklahoma Commission on School Security in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:37am
Most districts won’t feel the impact of sequester cuts for another year. But Silver Valley (Calif.) USD is already facing the harsh reality of nearly $500,000 in funding cuts this year alone.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:15am
The concept of segregated proms in the South shocked people when the AJC and other newspapers wrote about it a few years back. The first question from readers was how this could still be happening.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 2:54pm
The House on Tuesday passed a charter schools bill 62-56 with, oddly, no debate or questions on House Bill 369, the "Charter Schools Act of 2013."
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 2:47pm
A sweeping overhaul to how Colorado funds schools has won final approval in the state Senate on a party-line vote.