Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 8:30am
Nearly 30 years after the landmark education report “A Nation at Risk,” a new report finds that America’s failure to prepare its young people for a globalized world is now so grave that it poses a national security threat.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 11:43pm
After nine suicides, a federal lawsuit, and the glare of the media spotlight, Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin school district has at last rid itself of the policy that helped create a virulently anti-gay environment in its schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 11:35am
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Jan. 18 in New Orleans in a lawsuit that claims a 9-year-old girl was checked out of a south Mississippi school six times by an unauthorized man who then raped her.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 12/06/2011 - 3:47pm
Eight vacant schools where investigators found evidence of drug use and vandalism pose a threat to public safety, and at least one should be demolished immediately because of severe structural issues, city Controller Alan Butkovitz said Tuesday.